Monday, May 21, 2012

Invasive Plant Webinar Tonight

Invasive Plants in Illinois Woodlands

Join us for a Webinar on May 21
Space is limited.
Reserve your Webinar seat now at:

Want to know how best to protect your woodlands from the worst plant invaders?  Want to know how to get rid of them if you have them?

    • identify them
    • learn their lifecycle which gives clues to
    • attack them and stop their spread

This webinar will help you do these three things.

This free one-hour program will cover the common species invading forestlands in Illinois, including garlic mustard, bush honeysuckle, autumn olive, multiflora rose, Japanese honeysuckle, Japanese stiltgrass, Oriental bittersweet, and common buckthorn.  Also, management techniques, planning, specific control recommendations, as well as tips for preventing the spread of invasive plants will be addressed.

The presenter is Chris Evans, Coordinator of the River-to-River Cooperative Weed Management Area, a partnership between 12 federal and state agencies, organizations, and universities aimed at coordinating efforts and programs for addressing the threat of invasive plants in eleven southern Illinois counties.

This is the first hour of a two-part program on invasive plants and pests threatening Illinois forests.  This first hour will deal with the invasive plants.  A second one-hour program will cover invasive insect pests on May 22nd.  

Sponsors for this program are the Illinois Forestry Association, the River to River Cooperative Weed Management Area, and the Morton Arboretum.

Title: Invasive Plants in Illinois Woodlands
Date: Monday, May 21, 2012
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

System Requirements
PC-based attendees
Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
Macintosh®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer

1 comment:

  1. Was this webinar recorded? If so, could I please have access to it? Thanks!



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