Southeastern Wisconsin Invasive Species Consortium, Inc.

SEWISC

Southeastern Wisconsin Invasive Species Consortium, Inc. (SEWISC)

is a broad-based coalition that promotes efficient and effective management of invasive species throughout Kenosha, Ozaukee, Milwaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha Counties.


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Invasive Species Control Class

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This class fills fast! Many residents in southeastern Wisconsin work to control invasive plants in the areas we care about.  Take this class to ensure that you are using the most appropriate, efficient, up-to-date, and least environmentally damaging methods in those efforts.

Invasive Plant ClassSeptember 29, 2018;  9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Workshop fee: $60.00

 

Discounted fee of $45 offered to current SEWISC members

 

Contact us for details: (262) 675-6844
Available for 0.8 CEU

This is a hands-on class. After an introduction to the general ecology of the five functional groups of invasive plants (shrubs, perennial forbs, clonal perennials, grasses, and annuals/biennials), we will discuss, demonstrate and practice all applicable control methods (chemical and non-chemical) for these five plant types.

Topics will also include: 1) Identification of our common and relatively new invaders, 2) Planning and strategy for an effective control program, 3) Use of hand tools and herbicide application methods, 4) Herbicide concentrations, mixing, and safety, 5) Restoration strategies for badly infested sites, and 6) Record keeping.  Several take-home handouts and reference materials will be provided.  Register today!

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This institution is an equal opportunity provider.