Invasive Plant Species & Their Remediation for Harvesters & Landowners - Houlton

Division / Program: Forest Service

Date: September 17, 2020
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Riverfront Park, Houlton, ME - 49 North St, Houlton, ME
Event Type: Workshop/Training

Stop the Spread!!!

Invasive plant species harm the forests and land values in Maine. Learn to identify some of the most common invasive species in this hands-on workshop.

Participants should wear long pants and closed toe shoes. Please bring transportation, water, and snacks.


Speaker Session:

  • What are invasive plants & why are they are harmful?
  • Why be prepared & take precautions?
  • How to identify common invasive species.
  • How to avoid spreading them: BMP's
  • Resources to help harvesters & landowners

Field Visits:

  • Visits to several local sites to identify invasive species, review removal process and what harvesters and landowners can do to STOP the spread

Education Credit for:

  • Qualified Logging Professional (QLP)
  • Certified Logging Professional (CLP)
  • Northeast Master Logger Certification (ML)
  • Society of American Foresters (SAF)
  • Maine Board of Forester Licensing (LF)
  • Maine Board of Pesticide Control (BPC)


  • Master Logger Certification Program
  • Southern Aroostook Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Maine Natural Areas Program
  • Maine Forest Service

Contact Name: Angela Wotton
Contact Phone: 207-254-4126
Contact Email:
Cost: No Fee