Close to Home | By Joel Sackett

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The Bainbridge High cross country team, with some family members, clear the hillside of the historic Johnson Farm of Scotch broom. The "Let's Pull Together" initiative of Sustainable Bainbridge coordinates and supports efforts to rid Bainbridge Island of the noxious weed. Scotch broom is an aggressive invasive weed that threatens native plants and wildlife. It's good for the island and good for the team as the initiative makes a donation to the nonprofit Spartan Booster Club for team support. Plus, pulling Scotch broom is a great workout.

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