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Invasive Species I (Online and In-Person)

Learn to identify and manage the most common invasive plants in the Great Lakes region.  Managing invasive plants is one of the most common restoration tasks. Learn to identify the characteristics of common invasive plants and describe their impacts on the landscape; discuss invasive plant ecology, and learn to which control methods are best suited to each plant. The online and in-person sessions complement each other; please plan to complete the class materials online before coming to the field session. This class can be taken as a component of the Woodland Stewardship Program in natural areas management.

Instructor: Mary Zaander, Witness Tree Native Landscapes
Notes: Held online, indoors, and outdoors. Limit 20
Requirements: Must have access to the internet and provide an email address at registration.  Must know how to use a web browser (ex: Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer) and how to send and receive email. You will be expected to complete the online portion of the course before you arrive for the in-person session on October 14th.
Prerequisites: Basic Plant ID (W100) or previous experience with plant identification recommended.
Continuing education: This class fulfills a requirement for the Woodland Stewardship Program. 3 Continuing Education Credits are available from the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER). 
 

Course number: 
W030
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: 

This class will be offered again in April  2018. Registration will open Tuesday, February 20, 2018

FEES AND ADMISSION: 

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

$25.00 members
$34.00 nonmembers
REGISTRATION INFORMATION: 

This class will be offered again in April  2018. Registration will open Tuesday, February 20, 2018
ONLINE: register now
CALL: 630-719-2468 (or to be waitlisted)
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.