Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Invasive Plant Control Workshop

The 2011 Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council (GA-EPPC) Invasive Plant Control Workshop will be held at the Griffin Campus of the University of Georgia. This workshop is focused on practical applications of invasive plant identification , mapping and control measures.

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Registration, continental breakfast
9:00 a.m. Welcome, GA-EPPC Board
9:10 a.m. –12:00 p.m. Field Work Stations on Identification, Control and Mapping of Invasive Plants

Field Stations
  1. Proper Mapping Techniques
  2. Invasive Plant Identification
  3. Herbicide Calibration Techniques / Foliar Application
  4. Non Chemical Control Measures
  5. Cut-stem and Basal-bark Herbicide Treatments
12:00 p.m. Lunch (included with registration)

Presentations in Stuckey Auditorium
1:00 p.m. Defining the Problem: Invasive Plants in Georgia
2:00 p.m. Control of Invasive Plants
3:00 p.m. Planning Control of and Mapping Invasive Plants: EDDMapS
4:00 p.m. Adjourn

CEU's Approved for:
  •          4.5 CEU’s for Category 1 Continuing Forestry Education Units.
  •          4.0 credits for Commercial Pesticide categories 21,23,24, and 27
  •          2.0 credits for Private Applicator Pesticide
  •          Certified Arborist: 5.0 hours
  •          Municipal Arborist: 5.0 hours
  •          Board Certified Master Arborist (BCMA): Science 2.0 hours, Practice 2.0 hours, Management  1.0 hours
Cost $35.00   Limited spaces available. To register click here.