Learn to identify invasive plants as they are emerging. 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 field skills with guidance from a local plant expert.
Instructor: Scott Kobal, plant ecologist, Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Note: This class will meet both indoors and outdoors. Limit 15.
Supplies: 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.
Saturday, July 11, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center
Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum.
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.
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