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Managing Invasive Plants

September 28, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Heather Brasell, environmental educator

 
 

Whether you are managing your home garden, a public outdoor center or natural ecosystems, you will need to deal with invasive plants. Once you have learned to identify these plants, deciding which plants to target with limited time and resources is a challenge. Management considerations include general strategies for early detection, treatment and post-treatment monitoring. Strategies for targeting individual species depend on the ecosystem, the plant growth and behavior, the phenology of flowering and fruiting, as well as weather and environmental considerations. Bring your own concerns about problem species to the course (along with a list of native species present) so you can develop your own action plan. Please note that this class is located outside of the Athens area.

 

This class is an elective for the Certificate in Native Plants.

Details

Date:
September 28
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Gaskins Forest Education Center
3359 Moore Sawmill Rd Alapaha, GA 31622 United States + Google Map
Phone
(229) 532-7665

Organizer

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