Managing Upland Invasive Plants in Your Woodland - Winthrop

  • Winthrop Town Office 17 Highland Avenue Winthrop, ME 04364

This workshop is for landowners, foresters, land managers, pesticide applicators, and others interested in learning how to identify, manage and control common invasive plants in woodlands. The workshop consists of a classroom session in the morning and an afternoon field program. Presenters include: Kristen Puryear, Maine Natural Areas Program; Henry Jennings, Maine Pesticides Control Board; Nancy Sferra, The Nature Conservancy; Ronald Lemin, Crop Production Services – Timberland Division. Kennebec Land Trust’s Theresa Kerchner and Nicole Rhodes host the field session on a nearby property.

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Please bring a lunch! Field session is rain or shine, please dress accordingly. Maine Licensed Forester and Pesticide Applicator CEUs are available.

WHERE: Morning – Winthrop Town Office, 17 Highland Avenue, Winthrop;  Afternoon -  Kennebec Land Trust’s Oatway Preserve, Winthrop.

FMI & PRE-REGISTER: Morten Moesswilde, 207-441-2895; morten.moesswilde@maine.gov. Space is limited.

Sponsored by: The Kennebec Woodland Partnership, the Maine Forest Service, and Kennebec Land Trust, with much appreciation to our speakers from multiple organizations.