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Non-Native Invasive Plant Removal

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Rock Creek Park Nature Center and Planetarium

5200 Glover Road Northwest

Washington, DC 20015

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Come learn about non-native, invasive plants and how they are threatening our native landscapes. Participants will learn how to identify and control species of non-native, invasive plants found in the Washington, D.C. area including garlic mustard, mile-a-minute, and bush honeysuckle. Native alternatives to common non-native, invasive plants will also be discussed. The course consists of a classroom session followed by a field session, so please dres accordingly.

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Public Transportation: The E4 bus line drops off at Military Road NW and Glover Road, about 0.6 miles away from our meeting location.The S2 bus line frops off at 16th St NW and Missouri Ave NW, about 0.8 miles away from our meeting location.

Parking: A parking lot is available.

Bike Parking: Bikes can be locked to nearby signs OR at the Rock Creek Nature Center.

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Ana Chuquin, Rock Creek National Park

Jorge Bogantes Montero, Anacostia Watershed Society

Damien Ossi, Department of Energy & Environment

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.

Meals All attendees will be provided with a light lunch. Please note your dietary preferences and/or allergies when registering so we can attempt to accommodate your needs.

Continuing Education Credits ISA Continuing Education Credits pending.

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