2017 Invasive Plant Management Educational Workshops

Kingston, Rhode Island
Monday, July 17, 2017

2017 Invasive Plant Management Educational Workshops
Monday, July 17, 2017 - Tuesday, July 18, 2017

University of RI, Pharmacy Bldg., Room 130
7 Greenhouse Road
Kingston, Rhode Island 02881
United States

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Are you a landscape professional, environmental consultant, land trust manager, private landowner or farmer?  Are you concerned about the impact of invasive plants on our landscape?  Do you want to learn how to manage invasive plants to aid in the restoration of biodiversity and degraded habitats?

Join instructors from the RI Coastal Resources Management (CRMC), the RI Natural History Survey, URI Cooperative Extension and the URI Department of Plant Sciences and Entomology for a one-or two-day intensive training program.

Option 1 (Open to the General Public)

Monday, July 17 / 9 AM - 4 PM

The 101 Intensive is open to members of the general public who are interested in learning about invasive plant identification and management strategies.  The lectures will focus on the environmental impacts of invasive plants (especially ones found in coastal locations).

Registration Fee:  $80.00*

* Registration includes coffee/tea, lunch and training materials.

Option 2 (Open to Professionals Seeking Re-certification)

Monday, July 17, and Tuesday, July 18 / 9 AM - 4 PM (both days)

The Certification Program is open to any professionals seeking certification (interested professionals must attend both days in order to meet the certification requirements).  Day 1 will deal with the environmental impact of invasive plants, while Day 2 will focus heavily on state and federal regulations and permitting processes (especially in regard to working near sensitive marine environments).

Registration Fee:  $200.00*

* Registration includes coffee/tea, lunch and training materials for both days.

Register Today

We will only be accepting 35 registrants, so act quickly to secure your spot!


Contact Information

  • For more information, please contact:
    URI Cooperative Extension

Payment Instructions

  • Payment options:

    Credit card (Discover, MasterCard or Visa) or check payment.

    Please make check payable to 'URI' and mail (prior to the training) to:

    URI Cooperative Extension
    c/o Kate Venturini
    3 East Alumni Avenue
    Kingston, RI 02881
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