Invasive Weed Management for Experienced Land Owners - Tuesday - April 30 - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (MDT)
An intermediate to advanced class for those that have experienced previous weed training and will cover weed biology and ecology and how this information is used when designing weed management strategies. Ecologically-based weed management will be emphasized including information on using grazing to manage weeds as well as integrating herbicide use with seeding for site recovery. ID, biology and management of local weeds of importance as identified by course participants also will be included.
Instructor: Dr. George Beck is a professor of weed science in the Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management at Colorado State University. George works exclusively on invasive weeds conducting research to develop management systems to reclaim infested areas. He has also developed public policy on invasive weeds at the state and national levels. George served on the Invasive Species Advisory Committee for the National Invasive Species Council for 6 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.
Native Plant Master: Class does NOT count toward certification as a Native Plant Master. For more information, see www.conativeplantmaster.org.
When to meet: Please arrive at 8:30 AM. Class begins 9:00 AM sharp. Lunch break for 1 hour starting about noon.
Where to meet: CSU Extension office in Jefferson County, ECMR (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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