Exploring Herbicides Used to Control Invasive Weeds
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (MDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
This class will offer an in depth look at herbicides that are used to decrease the population of invasive weeds. It will include information on herbicide development, their modes of action, weed resistance to herbicides, herbicide environmental interactions and activity on weed species of importance in Colorado. This class is for weed managers and others that manage small and large acreages that have problems with invasive weeds.
Instructor: Dr. George Beck is a professor of weed science in the Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management at Colorado State University. George served on the Invasive Species Advisory Committee for the National Invasive Species Council for 7 years and currently serves on several advisory committees for the state of Colorado.
Registration: Open to anyone on a paid registration basis. Class size is limited, so register early.
Prerequisite: Basic Botany desirable, knoweldge of soils, chemistry and biochemistry would be beneficial but not necessary.
Native Plant Master: Class does NOT count toward certification as a Native Plant Master. For more information, see www.nativeplantmaster.org.
When to meet: Please arrive at 8:30 AM. Class begins 9:00 AM sharp. Lunch break for 1 hour starting about noon. Bring sack lunch or plan to go to nearby venue for lunch.
Where to meet: Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Exhibit Hall 3 (see map).
What to bring: Notebook, pencil; sack lunch if desired.
When & Where
CSU Extension Native Plant Master Program – Metro-to-Mountain Group
The mission of the Native Plant Master Program is to educate the public about native plants in order to foster stewardship, sustainable landscaping and management of weeds that threaten native ecosystems. See www.nativeplantmaster.org.
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