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Class: Non-Native Invasive Plant Removal Field Session

Casey Trees

Saturday, August 10, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM (ADT)

Washington, DC

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Event Details

This August 10th session is an invasive removal field session built upon a class taught on August 7th, which is a prerequisite. To register for this training (both the class and this field session), go to the registration page. Participants will learn how to identify and control species of non-native, invasive plants found in the Washington, D.C. area including Japanese stiltgrass and beefsteak plant.

Getting There

Participants will be given the location of the field session after attending the classroom portion of the class held on August 7th.

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.

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When & Where



Rock Creek Park

Washington, DC 20012

Saturday, August 10, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM (ADT)


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Organizer

Casey Trees

Casey Trees is a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit established in 2002 committed to restoring, enhancing and protecting the tree canopy of the nation’s capital. To learn more about Casey Trees, visit caseytrees.org.

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