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2015 Urban Forestry Workshop: Invasive Plant & Earthworm Identification & Management
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This one-day workshop will focus on identification, regulation and management options for common and not so common invasive plants and earthworms in Wisconsin, with an urban forest emphasis.

9/17/2015
When: 9/17/2015
9:00 AM
Where: Dunn County Judicial Center
615 Stokke Parkway
Room 1402 and Menomin Park
Menomonie, Wisconsin  54751
United States
Contact: University of Wisconsin Extension
715-531-1930

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Invasive plants and earthworms are impacting WI landscapes, especially urban forests and other publicly owned lands.
This one-day workshop will focus on identification, regulation and management options for common and not so common invasive plants and earthworms in Wisconsin, with an urban forest emphasis.
Instruction will consist of classroom instruction and outdoor demonstrations. All attendees will also receive resources that can be used to develop site specific management plans on their land.

Who Should Attend:

Community forestry, parks and public works employees; managers, tree board members, tree service, nursery and landscape employees; restoration specialists and other professionals that manage invasive plants and earthworms.

Agenda

8:30 am - Registration (refreshments provided)

9:00 am - Classroom Training

  • Invasive species introduction
  • Identification & management of common invasive plants
  • Regulation of invasive species in WI (NR 40) and reporting
  • Invasive earthworm identification and management

12:00 pm - Lunch (provided)
12:45-3:00 pm - Field Events at Menomin Park

  • Identification in the field
  • Demonstration of woody plant control methods (foliar, cut surface, basal bark)
  • How to calibrate your sprayer to ensure proper herbicide application

For more information and additional workshop dates and locations, visit: University of Wisconsin Extension

 

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