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Invasive Shrubs Workshop
September 15, 2020: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Register by Sept 13 for our Invasive Shrubs Workshop to learn how to identify, inventory and report invasive Japanese barberry, common and glossy buckthorn and autumn olive.
Pre-Work: Introduction to Invasive Shrubs video, 30 min
Overview of invasive Japanese barberry, buckthorn and autumn olive—how they got here, where they can be found and how to identify them.
LIVE Online Workshop: How to Inventory and Report Invasive Shrubs
September 15, 2pm, 1 hour
Live online workshop presented over Zoom and hosted by Huron Pines Environmental Education Coordinator Emily Vogelgesang and Huron Pines AmeriCorps member Jennifer Klemm. Learn how to collect and report data on Japanese barberry, buckthorn and autumn olive to help local organizations like Huron Pines monitor the spread of the species and prioritize treatment efforts.
Easy as 1,2,3
- Register by Sept 13 and receive an email with the Introduction to Invasive Shrubs video
- Watch the video (30min) and complete a 2-question quiz by Tue, Sept 15
- Join us on Sept 15 at 2pm for a LIVE ONLINE training to learn how to inventory and report invasive shrubs in your area (information on how to join will be emailed)
Funding for this session is provided in part by the Great Lakes Fishery Trust, Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program and the U.S. Forest Service.
Huron-Manistee National Forest of the U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture and Huron Pines are working cooperatively to develop and implement educational and outreach activities related to non-native invasive species in the community and schools within the Mio and Huron Shores Rangers Districts.
Please note: To attend the live session on Sept 15 at 2pm, you must watch the Introduction to Invasive Shrubs video. It covers important identification information to help ensure the highest quality data collection and reporting.