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Invasive Species I (Online and In-person)

Schedule and Location

Section A:

  • Tuesday, July 16, 2019, 11:59 p.m.: Registration closes
  • Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 12:00 p.m.: Online course becomes available
  • Saturday, July 27, 2019: Meet in-person, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Thornhill Education Center

Section B:

  • Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 11:59 p.m.: Registration closes 11:59 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 12:00 p.m.: Online course becomes available
  • Saturday, September 21, 2019: Meet in-person, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Thornhill Education Center

Fees and Registration

$39.00 member
$46.00 nonmember
(Fees include admission to the Arboretum)

ONLINE: REGISTER NOW
BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 ( Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Course Description

Learn to identify and manage the most common invasive plants in the Great Lakes region.  Managing invasive plants is one of the most common restoration tasks. Learn to identify the characteristics of common invasive plants and describe their impacts on the landscape; discuss invasive plant ecology, and learn to which control methods are best suited to each plant.

In this online class, the self-guided material can be completed wherever you have access to a computer, at your own pace. This program is part of Illinois Invasive Species Awareness Month, a statewide effort held each May to educate and inform citizens of Illinois about the threat of invasive species.

Course number

W033

Instructor

Mary Zaandar, Witness Tree Native Landscapes

Course Details

Notes:

  • This class is held entirely online.
  • The online materials will take approximately 90 minutes to complete.
  • Participants will have access to the online materials for 60 days after the course start date.
  • Limit 25

Requirements:

  • Participants must have access to the internet and know how to use a web browser (ex: Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer)
  • Participants must know how to send and receive email.
  • A unique email address for each participant is required at registration.

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