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Bishop Peak trails reopened

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Trails on Bishop Peak that were closed this week to allow for work by the Land Conservancy have reopened, the San Luis Obispo Parks and Recreation Department announced Wednesday.

The trails were closed so crews with the Land Conservancy could treat the wooly distaff thistle that grows near the trails with an herbicide. They say the thistle grows aggressively, crowding out native plant species.

Parks officials say the Land Conservancy is continuing to work in the area but away from the trails.

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