Treatment season for many invasive species is underway across the state, and the NotMISpecies webinar series is focused on common questions about control and management. Whether you’re thinking about tackling invasives on your land or wondering how to control phragmites (a common reed that can grow up to 15 feet tall!) or invasive aquatic plants, take advantage of expert advice in upcoming sessions.
Sept. 22 – Yooper Troopers: Lessons Learned Controlling Phragmites in Michigan’s U.P.
Oct. 6 – There’s a Lamprey in my Classroom! Infusing Invasive Species Education into Statewide Programs.
Nov. 10 – Treat Me Right! Rules, Regulations and Best Practices for Controlling Aquatic Invasive Species in Michigan’s Inland Lakes.
If calendar conflicts keep you from catching a live webinar, no worries – recordings of past presentations are available to enjoy at your convenience. Past topics include everything from what you need to know about didymo (or “rock snot”) and using environmental DNA to detect invasive species, to actions boaters can take to prevent aquatic invasives from hitchhiking to new locations.
In fact, the recording of Not in My Backyard! Managing Invasives with Help from CISMAs; offering help with garlic mustard, Japanese knotweed and invasive shrubs, soon will be posted online.