Phragmites & Invasive Species Workshop – Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority

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Date(s) - Tuesday, September 13 2016
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Tiffin Centre for Conservation

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This is a hands-on workshop on how to identify and remove Phragmites and other invasive species from natural areas and roadsides.

Workshop Agenda:

  • Overview of the invasive plant issue in Ontario and of the Invasive Plant Management Strategy Framework
  • Overview of the top 10 invasive plants and their identification features
  • Overview of current Best Management Practices
  • Invasive Phragmites in Ontario and Best Management Practices
  • Case Study – West Collingwood Community Phragmites Control Project
  • Mapping invasive plants using EDDMapS Ontario
  • Hands-on outdoor identification and removal demonstration

This workshop is geared to municipal or county workers in public works, roads, parks and/or other applicable departments; environmental agencies or landscapers/contractors interested in removal of invasive species; and any other interested group.

Note: $50 fee includes workshop and lunch.

Please click here to register.

Please contact Brittany Hope by email at, or by phone at (705) 424-1479 ext. 265 if you have any further questions.

This workshop is presented in partnership with: