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Invasive Plant Series: Early Detection as a First Line of Defense

Invasive Plant Series: Early Detection as a First Line of Defense

Join this discussion about how to recognize and address new invasive plant incursions to prevent establishment. Learn about early detection monitoring and how to recognize some new-to-Vermont (or soon-to-be-in-Vermont) invasives to watch for in your community.

Invasive Plant Series: Should I Spray?

Invasive Plant Series: Should I Spray?

Join this engaging discussion on the role of chemicals in controlling invasive plants. Topics covered include: When you might choose to use herbicides, the differences between “natural” and synthetic herbicides, how to educate yourself on herbicide use, things to consider when hiring a professional contractor, and environmental and health risks associated with invasive plants versus those associated with commonly used herbicides.

Non-Chemical Invasive Species Management Options

Non-Chemical Invasive Species Management Options

Looking for an alternative to herbicides?  Come join in a presentation and discussion of the opportunities and drawbacks of non-chemical management of invasive plants in our region.

Invasive Plants Series: Invasives in the Woods

Invasive Plants Series: Invasives in the Woods

Join a discussion about some of the primary non-native plant invaders found in the forests of southern Vermont. What are the characteristics of invasive plants that allow them to thrive in a forest? How do we handle them, when is it the right time to do something, and what takes priority?