Invasive Non-Native Pest Plants of the Southeast

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Date: 23 June 2012
Time: 8:30am - 1:30pm
Cost: Members $45; Non-Members $50
Location: The State Botanical Garden of Georgia, 2450 South Milledge Avenue, Athens, GA 30605
Phone: 706-542-6156

Details:

This class is an introduction to the problem of invasive, non-native pest plants in Georgia. Students will learn to identify the major offenders, their current ranges and habitats, and how these plants impact natural plant communities. Basic management and control strategies will be discussed. Most of the class will be indoors; after an early lunch, there will be field identification exercises, management strategy discussions, and control demonstrations. Please note the extended class time and bring a sack lunch.