September 30, 2021 8:45AM-3:00PM
This will be a virtual training, including two virtual field trips. There is no cost to attend. We will send the link once you have registered.
CBLP CEUs are available. Applicator recertification credits are available for DC, MD, VA, and WV.
ISA CEUs are pending. You may register now and we will notify you if/when approval is received.
Topics and speakers will include:
Restoration at Kingman Island – video field trip with live Q&A, by Damien Ossi, District of Columbia Department of Energy & Environment
Invasive Plant Identification/Mistaken Identity by Andrejs Brolis, National Park Service, Inventory and Monitoring Team
Chemical Methods & Safety by Alex Voznitza, National Park Service, Invasive Plant Management Team
Success Story: Meadow Creation by Invasive Plant Control – video field trip / live Q&A by Rod Simmons, Natural Resources Div., Alexandria Dept. of Parks, Rec. & Cultural Activ.
EDRR Alert: How to Recognize & Report Trapa Species by Sara Tangren, National Capital PRISM, D.C. Department of Energy & Environment
Success Story: Control of Trapa natans in Maryland by Mark Lewandowski, Maryland Department of Natural Resources (pending approval)
Slowing the Spread of Spotted Lanternfly by Understanding Its Lifecycle by Brian Walsh, Penn State Extension, Extension Educator, Berks County
Mapping Tools for Invasive Plant Management: Collector for ArcGIS & ArcGIS Onlineby Justin Roberson, Fairfax County Park Authority
Pesticide Laws and Regulations by Ryan Rutherford, Virginia Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services