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ICYMI: NISAW 2016 Webinars

ICYMI: NISAW 2016 Webinars

During National Invasive Species Awareness Week 2016, several organizations hosted live webinars about invasive species.  There’s good news for those who missed them: they can be viewed online!  There are also several upcoming webinars on Emerald Ash Borer, so be sure to mark your calendar!  Check out the links below. From www.nisaw.org: Let’s take a hack at hack and squirt individual plant treatments Protecting the Sierra Nevada from Invasive Plants: Incorporating Climate Adaptation into Wildland Weed Management Treating Firewood is…

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NISAW 2016: Wavyleaf Basketgrass

NISAW 2016: Wavyleaf Basketgrass

In honor of National Invasive Species Awareness Week 2016, DISC will be highlighting a different invasive species each day!  Today’s species is Wavyleaf Basketgrass (Oplismenus hirtellus spp. Undulatifolius)

NISAW 2016: Emerald Ash Borer

NISAW 2016: Emerald Ash Borer

In honor of National Invasive Species Awareness Week 2016, DISC will be highlighting a different invasive species each day!  Today’s species is the Emeral Ash Borer (EAB), Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire.

NISAW 2016: The Great Impact of One Community

NISAW 2016: The Great Impact of One Community

To kick of National Invasive Species Awareness Week 2016, DISC is featuring an article by our own Education and Outreach Committee Co-Chair, Greg Gagliano on his invasive removal work in Arden, Delaware.  Greg is the owner of  Red Tail Restoration & Land Management, LLC. The Great Impact of One Community By Greg Gagliano Not all forests are created equal.  Many fragmented natural areas in the Mid-Atlantic region are overrun with invasive plants that out-compete native vegetation by growing quickly, spreading…

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National Association of Invasive Plant Councils is offering webinars for NISAW

National Association of Invasive Plant Councils is offering webinars for NISAW

The National Association for Invasive Plant Councils is offering a series of free webinars in honor of National Invasive Species Awareness week, which kicks off on February 21, 2016. The first webinar is on Monday, February 22, 2016 3:00 PM – 4:00 pm, titled “Let’s take a hack at hack and squirt individual plant treatments” with Stephen Enloe, Associate Professor, Agronomy Department/Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants, University of Florida. Upcoming Webinars [sgmb id=”1″]