UMass Extension presents
Invasive Plant Certification Program
In the last several years, there has been growing interest in invasive plants and their management. While turf and landscape professionals might be very proficient in the development of a weed management program for turf and/or landscape, invasive plant management often reveals many new and unique challenges to these professionals.
This 4-day program is intended to help participants meet these challenges when attempting to develop an invasive plant management program as part of their business. A certificate in Invasive Plant Management may be obtained by attending all four sessions and obtaining a passing grade in each. To earn the certificate, sessions A1 - A3 can be taken in any order, but must be taken prior to Session B: Developing an Invasive Plant Management Program. Attendees are encouraged to take all four sessions in one season to get the most out of the information. All sessions may also be taken individually without earning the certificate.
A1: Principles and Fundamentals of Weed Science - February 21, 2018
A2: State Regulations Pertaining to Invasive Plant Management - April 19, 2018
(due to severe winter weather, A2 has been rescheduled to Thursday 4/19)
A3: The Invasive Plant Issue and Invasive Plant Identification - March 23, 2018
(due to the forecast for another nor'easter, A3 has been rescheduled to Friday 3/23)
B: Developing an Invasive Plant Management Program - April 4, 2018
CHOOSE AT LEAST ONE AGENDA ITEM TO BE REGISTERED FOR THE CLASSES OF YOUR CHOICE.