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.
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.
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.
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?
Join us for a virtual walk around the back yard. Learn about invasive plants commonly used in landscaping and native alternatives to create a backyard that is a part of Vermont’s natural beauty.