Reed to Know

Greg Whitmore, the Islands’ regional ecologist for The Trustees of Reservations, will give a talk entitled All About Phragmites from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 20, at the Mary P. Wakeman Center, Shirley avenue, off Lambert’s Cove Road in Vineyard Haven.

Mr. Whitmore will discuss the natural history of the common reed, how it got to the Vineyard, why it is harmful, and what people can do to help control it. Admission is free. People can register by calling 508-693-7662.