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Invasive Plants in Residential/Urban Landscapes: Knowing your Enemies and How to Control Them

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Topic(s):

Fauna/Flora Taxonomy , Invasive Plant Control , Wetland Protection

Priority Issue(s):

Ecosystem Integration , Habitat Conservation

Host Partner(s):

Weeks Bay Reserve

Location:

map icon Weeks Bay Reserve Auditorium

Date/Time:

calendar icon3/22/2017

Price:

$15.00

Max Applicants:

25

Invasive Plants in Residential/Urban Landscapes: Knowing your Enemies and How to Control Them
March 22, 2017
8:00AM - 4:30PM
Weeks Bay Reserve Auditorium
11300 US 98   
Fairhope, Alabama

The purpose of the course is to provide expert information on the identification, ecology and practical control and prevention of most prevalent and damaging invasive plants in residential and urban landscapes in South Alabama. In addition, the course explores native plants, selecting plants to increase diversity on the landscape and the use of landscape plants in preventing invasive species proliferation in a residential landscape.

Target audiences include Landscapers, Nurserymen/Growers, Consultants, County and Municipal Employees and Urban Foresters

CEUs will be offered. Upon completion, each participant will receive a certificate of completion. Applied for - 7.25 hr Arborist, 7.25hr Municipal CE Credits, International Society of Arborists Applied for - Ten (10) Commercial Pesticide Applicator Recertification Points, Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industry. The course is brought to you in part by the Baldwin County Soil and Water Conservation District; Weeks Bay Reserve Coastal Training Program;Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Lands Division, Weeks Bay Foundation and NOAA. For more information, contact Mike Shelton, Weeks Bay Reserve, 251-490-8968 or mike.shelton@dcnr.alabama.gov.

Credit card payment is available;contact Mike (251-490-8968) for further assistance. For check or PO, make payable to Weeks Bay Foundation and mail along with completed registration form to:

Weeks Bay Foundation

Attn: Invasive Plants

11401 US 98

Fairhope, AL 36532