Giant Hogweed Best Management Practices: Online Workshop

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Date(s) - Monday, June 13 2022
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Did you know that the sap of Giant Hogweed could be harmful to humans and pets because it contains toxic compounds that are activated by light or that Giant Hogweed outcompetes native plants?

 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!

Learn together with other dedicated individuals and professionals on our interactive virtual learning platform and earn a certificate in Giant Hogweed Best Management Practices from the Ontario Invasive Plant Council!

Created with input from experts in Giant Hogweed management, this workshop will provide a basic introduction to Giant Hogweed, its biology, identification characteristics, and pathways of spread. Attendees will be introduced to health and safety precautions, as well as recommended strategies for the control of Giant Hogweed and Best Management Practices. The workshop will also feature a case study of a control project underway in Ontario.

Sign up for the time that fits your schedule!

· June 2nd, 2022 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

· June 13th, 2022 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Please direct inquiries to Emily Mitchell at

Donation: Your donations help support the availability of our resources and allow us to continue our work in Ontario on responding to the threat of invasive plant species.

Members: Please use the discount code MEMBER at checkout to receive $10 of your registration Not a member? Purchase an OIPC Membership as an add-on for your registration to qualify for the discount.

Indigenous Peoples: Please use the code INDIGENOUSVOICES at checkout to receive a FREE ticket to this event.

Students: Please use the code “STUDENT50” to receive 50% off your registration. Please be sure to sign up with your student email.

Dedicated Volunteers: Please have your organization contact us by emailing to request a discount code for your volunteer group.

Groups of 3 or more: Email to request a discount code for multiple attendees participating from the same organization.

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