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Class: Non-Native Invasive Plant Removal Field Session

Casey Trees

Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM (EDT)

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Event Details

This August 23rd session is an invasive removal field session built upon a class taught on August 20th, which is a prerequisite. To register for this training (both the class and this field session), go to the registration pageParticipants will learn how to identify and control species of non-native, invasive plants found in the Washington, D.C. area including beefsteak plant, Japanese stiltgrass and mile-a-minute.

Getting There

Participants will be given the location of the field session after attending the classroom portion of the class held on August 20th.

Instructors

Ana Chuquin, Rock Creek National Park

Mary Farrah, UDC Cooperative Extension Service

Who Should Attend?

Open to the general public for those interested in learning to identify non-native, invasive plants found in the region and how to control these species.

Requirements

  • All volunteers must sign a completed volunteer waiver form on the day of the event before participating. We will ask you for personal, emergency contact, and health information during the registration process. 
  • No specific skills required. The event starts with invasive removal demonstrations and hands on instruction.
  • This event will take place rain or shine barring severe weather so please dress comfortably and appropriately for the weather and wear closed toed shoes. It is recommended that participants wear light weight long sleeves, long pants, and a hat and bring sunscreen and insect repellent

Meals

Light refreshments will be provided but it is recommended that participants bring water and a snack. 

Continuing Education Credits

ISA Continuing Education Credits available.

Have questions about Class: Non-Native Invasive Plant Removal Field Session? Contact Casey Trees

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