New Hampshire Invasives Academy - FULL

Thu, 09/27/2018 to Fri, 09/28/2018
8:20am - 5:00pm
Seacoast Science Center
570 Ocean Blvd
Rye, NH 03870

At this special two-day workshop focused on invasive plants, up to 40 attendees will have the opportunity to attend presentations, participate in hands-on activities, learn from colleagues, experts, and each other, and attend field trips covering ecological considerations and management strategies for invasive plants in New Hampshire. Academy instruction will be provided by a diverse group of agency, academic, non-profit, and private industry partners. Attendees will learn tools and techniques to improve their management plans, stewardship activities, and outreach efforts.

Topics covered will include: Invasive Plant Ecology, Identification, Management Techniques, Regulations & Reporting, Aquatic Invasives, Invasive Plants & Wildlife, Herbicide Application, Resources & Outreach Tools, and Individual Action Planning.

WHO SHOULD APPLY? The New Hampshire Invasives Academy is designed for those with a strong interest and some experience in natural resources stewardship, including foresters, land trust staff, natural resource professionals, private landowners, and active community volunteers. In exchange for the 2-day training, participants agree to return to their New Hampshire communities and contribute 20 hours of time sharing information learned at the Academy with landowners, colleagues, clients, or other members of their community. A $65 registration fee partially covers meals, transportation, and materials. This workshop is underwritten by program sponsors — UNH Cooperative Extension, US Forest Service, and Seacoast Science Center.

THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL; WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. STAY TUNED FOR ANOTHER INVASIVES ACADEMY TO BE HELD IN FALL 2019.

 

Cost

$65 registration fee

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