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Identifying and Controlling Exotic Pest Plants Certificate in Native Plants

October 7, 2017, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Certificate in Native Plants Elective: Plants we love to Hate: Identifying and Controling Exotic Pest Plants

$50 General Admission, $45 Members

This class is an introduction to invasive, non-native pest plants in the Georgia Piedmont. Students will learn to identify the major offenders, their current ranges and habitats, and how these plants impact natural plant communities. Basic management and control strategies will be discussed and demonstrated. A portion of the class will be indoors, followed by field identification exercises and control demonstrations in a nearby park where control efforts are underway. Please bring snacks and water for the field portion of the class.

Details

Date:
October 7, 2017
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Organizer

Botanical Garden Education Department: Adult Programs
Phone:
706-542-6156
Email:
ckeber@uga.edu

Venue

Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom
State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

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