Invasive Species Control

Event
Sat, Oct 22, 2016 - 9:00 am
until 3:00 pm
October 14th - registration deadline
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Tired of watching reruns on television? Check out this University of California Extension education series for woodland owners.
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I hope you’ve heard of garlic mustard before, but if not here’s the low down: Garlic mustard was first introduced as a garden herb but escaped and has been causing problems ever since. It is an herbaceous plant that takes two years to reach maturity. Garlic mustard is allelopathic, meaning it produces chemicals that reduce the growth of neighboring plants, so when garlic mustard gets introduced into a site it can quickly outcompete native understory vegetation.
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Blooming from early-June well into July, Poison Hemlock, Conium maculatum, is becoming more and more noticeable along roadsides and in moist meadows. April is a good time to make sure you can identify Poison hemlock!
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Deciding how to manage an invasive species infestation can be intimidating. Thankfully, there is help available.
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On Wednesday, March 25, the Forest Guild led a workshop for women woodland owners in York County, Maine. The workshop was hosted by the Wells National Estuarine Reserve. Presenters included Amanda Mahaffey, northeast region director for the Forest Guild; Patty Cormier, a district forester for the Maine Forest Service, and Nancy Olmstead, invasive plant biologist for the Maine Natural Areas Program.
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Fall is finally here in parts of the South!  Trees are beginning to change color, hunters are getting ready for the season, nights are finally getting cooler, and campers and homeowners are thinking about enjoying those nice, cool evenings with a fire in the fireplace or chimenea. But, those beautiful colors and evenings could be destroyed by a deadly pest that might be hiding in your firewood: the Emerald Ash Borer.
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The second PlayCleanGo Day will be Saturday, June 14. Consider volunteering at a park near you to help educate and prevent the spread of terrestrial invasive species.
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Will this serious cold weather impact EAB? Read and find out!
Event
Sat, Oct 22, 2016 - 9:00 am
until 3:00 pm
October 14th - registration deadline
Article
Tired of watching reruns on television? Check out this University of California Extension education series for woodland owners.
Article
I hope you’ve heard of garlic mustard before, but if not here’s the low down: Garlic mustard was first introduced as a garden herb but escaped and has been causing problems ever since. It is an herbaceous plant that takes two years to reach maturity. Garlic mustard is allelopathic, meaning it produces chemicals that reduce the growth of neighboring plants, so when garlic mustard gets introduced into a site it can quickly outcompete native understory vegetation.
Article
Blooming from early-June well into July, Poison Hemlock, Conium maculatum, is becoming more and more noticeable along roadsides and in moist meadows. April is a good time to make sure you can identify Poison hemlock!
Article
Deciding how to manage an invasive species infestation can be intimidating. Thankfully, there is help available.
Article
On Wednesday, March 25, the Forest Guild led a workshop for women woodland owners in York County, Maine. The workshop was hosted by the Wells National Estuarine Reserve. Presenters included Amanda Mahaffey, northeast region director for the Forest Guild; Patty Cormier, a district forester for the Maine Forest Service, and Nancy Olmstead, invasive plant biologist for the Maine Natural Areas Program.