Spring Invasive Plant Management Workshop

Many residents and land managers in southeastern Wisconsin search for effective and efficient practices to control exotic invasive plants in our natural areas. The Southeastern Wisconsin Invasive Species Consortium is teaming up again with Johnson’s Nursery to offer Invasive Plant Management Workshops in 2024.

Take this class to ensure that you are using the most appropriate, efficient, up-to-date and least environmentally damaging methods in those efforts.

Event Details

What: Spring Workshop
When: Saturday, June 8, 2024, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Havenwoods Environmental Awareness Center
6141 N. Hopkins St., Milwaukee, WI 53209
Instructor: Dr. James Reinartz
Workshop Fee: $60

This is a hands-on class that will start with an introduction to the general ecology of the five functional groups of invasive plants (shrubs, perennial forbs, clonal perennials, grasses, annuals/biennials). The instructor will discuss, demonstrate and practice all applicable control methods (chemical and non-chemical) for these plant types and suggest native plantings after invasive removal. Workshop class size is limited, and classes fill fast so register today!

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