An Introduction to Aquatic Invasive Plants

A number of aquatic invasive plants threaten Ontario‚Äôs waterways. These are non-native species¬†introduced to Ontario from outside their normal range by human activities and threaten the environment, economy, or society. Once established they can out-compete native plants, threaten species at risk, inhibit recreational uses of waterways (like boating, swimming or angling), disrupt storm drainage or […]

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Grow Me Instead – Promoting Invasive-free Gardening Across Ontario

Each year many new plants are introduced for use in the horticulture trade due to low maintenance requirements, ability to spread rapidly and often, beautiful, showy foliage and flowers. Many of these species can become very invasive and when they escape gardens and enter natural areas, they outcompete native plants, lower biodiversity and can become […]

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Developing a Coordinated Response to Phragmites Management

In Ontario, Invasive Phragmites has negative impacts on the environment, economy and society. Are you interested in learning what goes into creating a coordinated response to Phragmites management? Then this is the training for you! This two-day VIRTUAL event will provide you with key information that you can use to inform your own Phragmites management […]

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An Introduction to Giant Hogweed Management

Did you know that working with Giant Hogweed requires proper protective equipment and training and that there is an optimal time to remove it? Join us for an extremely informative 3 hour online workshop which will provide an overview of current Best Management Practices for Giant Hogweed including an important section on health and safety! […]

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An Introduction to Garlic Mustard Best Management Practices

Are you dealing with a garlic mustard infestation? Do you want to learn more about this invasive plant and Best Management Practices for control? Join us for An Introduction to Garlic Mustard Best Management Practices Workshop! This workshop will provide a broad overview of current Best Management Practices for Garlic Mustard. Learn together with other […]

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