Upland Invasive Plant Species Identification and Control Workshop - South Berwick

Date: June 5, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: South Berwick Recreation Department
71 Norton St
South Berwick, Maine

The Maine Forest Service and Small Woodland Owners Association of Maine (SWOAM) in cooperation with the USDA Forest Service, The Nature Conservancy, CPS Timberland, Vaughn Woods State Park, and Maine Forest Management, will be holding a invasive plant identification and control workshop. This workshop will provide participants with an introduction to identification of common upland invasive plants. Participants will also be introduced to different control strategies for invasive plants, including both mechanical and chemical methods. The workshop will concentrate on plant species that are invasive in Maine’s forests. The workshop consists of a 2 hour classroom session followed by a 2 hour outdoor field trip. Anyone with an interest in invasive plants is encouraged to attend. This workshop is free.

Workshop will have a field component so please bring appropriate field gear for the forecasted weather conditions.

Workshop space is limited and registration is required.

To register or for more information including directions, contact Ken Canfield via email at ken.canfield@maine.gov or call (207) 441-3712. If registering please include the names of those attending and contact information for each person.

Continuing Education Credits Available:
Maine Pesticide Applicator – 3 hours
Maine Licensed Forester (SAF) – 4.0 Category 1 SFE’s

Contact Phone: 207-441-3712
Contact Email: ken.canfield@maine.gov
Cost: This workshop is free but space is limited and registration is required.
Co-Sponsor: Small Woodland Owners Association of Maine (SWOAM)
USDA Forest Service
The Nature Conservancy
CPS Timberland
Vaughn Woods State Park
Maine Forest Management