Learn to identify invasive plants when they are first emerging in spring. Invasive plants are a persistent and difficult threat to our natural habitats. Identifying them early in the season can be critical to successful management. Learn the identification skills to control invasive plants, and practice your skills in the field with guidance from a local plant expert.
Instructor: Scott Kobal, plant ecologist, Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Notes: This class will meet both indoors and outdoors. Please dress for the weather, wear sturdy walking shoes. Limit 15.
Supplies: Please bring a water bottle and a snack. Materials for taking notes in the field and a hand lens will be useful.
Certificate Information: May be used as a Naturalist Certificate or WSP elective (4 hours)
Prerequisite: Any of Local Flora: Spring, Summer, or Fall (N315, N316, or N317); an equivalent course in local forbs; or permission of the program manager.
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION:
Sunday, May 18, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center
FEES AND ADMISSION:
Fee includes admission to the Arboretum
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.
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