Thursday, November 15, 2012

Managing Invasive Plants Nov 15 at #UVic



The Native Plant Study Group presents:

An Ecological Approach to Managing Invasive Plants
with Dave Polster

Back by popular demand, Dave Polster tackles the issue of invasive species. Understanding the ecological characteristics of weeds can provide the foundation for developing effective management strategies. Techniques such as successional advancement can be used to prevent invasive species, usually pioneering plants, from establishing.

Similarly, a technique called successional distancing can allow for effective management of roadside vegetation. Dave will present some simple, but powerful ideas for managing invasive species.

Thurs, November 15 at 7pm. UVic, MacLaurin Bldg, Rm D116
Non-member drop-in fee: $3. More info: http://www.NPSG.ca

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