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Invasive Species Training for Landowners

Purdue Extension - Forestry and Natural Resources, Southern Indiana Purdue Ag Center (SIPAC), along with six other partners, will be holding the annual Invasive Species Training for Landowners.

This one-day training session on September 21st is aimed at tackling invasive vegetation on forest properties. The program, costing $25, will run from 9am to 5pm. 

This is a practical, hands-on training by foresters and natural resource professionals, and includes topics such as: assessing your invasive plant program, the three pillars of invasive plant management, selecting control options, herbicide use and considerations, control funding and technical assistance, and setting invasive management goals and objectives.  It will consist of classroom portions, as well as in-field demonstrations of equipment and invasive control methods.  Lunch is included, and registrants are encouraged to ask about any accessibility needs during registration. 

Register by providing names of those attending and check to:
Dubois County SWCD
Veronica Helming
1486 Executive Blvd., Ste. A
Jasper, IN 47546

Registration closes September 13th.

For more information, view the Invasive Species Training flyer.

If you have any questions feel free to contact Dubois County Soile & Water Conservation District (SWCD), or Ron Rathfon,, 812-678-5049.

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