My daughter, son-in-law and two grandkids decided they’d come over and help clear out a wooded area because it was almost impossible to see the river at the old house. The area on the left side of the walkway looked just like the area to the right of the walkway. Chainsaw, weed-chewer-uppers, lopers, clippers, blowers and rakes were all used in the process. We did this same thing about 12 years ago and it has grown up ever since. The kudzu was everywhere as were the ticks and I think some poison ivy.
Update: Yes, definitely some poison ivy or some other itchy stuff.
We spent about 10 hours working on this. It’s not done but we got a lot more done that I expected.