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Restoration Forum: Getting Ahead of Invasive Species

Threats from invasive species are some of the biggest challenges facing our natural areas today.

Join fellow restoration practitioners and professionals to share experiences and insights into invasive plant species management and explore practical strategies and new approaches to getting the upper hand on invasive plants.

Topics will include:

Site management strategies for tough invaders: Case studies and what really works
Management tips and tricks for our most challenging plant species
New approaches to herbicide application
New invaders, their ecological impacts, and management practices
Collaborative partners: Who will help me get the work done?
Networking opportunities

SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: 

Friday, September 13 – Saturday, September 14, 2013
Thornhill Education Center at The Morton Arboretum
4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, IL 60532

Friday
Registration and coffee: 8:30 a.m.
Program: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Saturday
Field excursions at*

  • Nachusa Grasslands
  • Springbrook Prairie
  • The Morton Arboretum

*Register separately for field excursions

FEES AND ADMISSION: 

FEES

Arboretum member: $55
Nonmember: $65
Student: $15

Event fee includes Arboretum admission, refreshments, a box lunch, and program materials.