Identify and Control Non-Native Plants 1

Tuesday, December 6 - 7:00 PM


Part 1: Introduction and Identification of Invasive Plants (Zoom), Tuesday evening,  December 6, 2022, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m

Managing the invasive plants that are overtaking our green spaces is a challenge.  But any of us can do it with the knowledge to identify and treat them. This class will show you how to identify about 30 common invasive plants in the Virginia Piedmont and illustrate a wide range of options for treating them. We will cover: 

* Identifying invasive plants

* Which invasives you can best treat now and when to treat them if fall and winter are not the best time

* Using manual & mechanical control methods

* Methods for controlling invasives with herbicides

* Choosing the right herbicide and equipment, and using it properly

* Forest safety, equipment and herbicide safety, and personal protective equipment

* Reference documents for more detailed identification and treatment information

* Sources for equipment, supplies and professional help from State Foresters and Conservationists and commercial vendors

 

 



Event Type
Environmental
Educational

Organization

Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards

Date / Time

Tuesday, December 6, 2022
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM