Managing Invasives at Home and Around Town

A talk by Eric Olson & Josh Ellsworth of Brandeis University. Founder of the Newton Invasive Plant Task Force, Dr. Olson has led substantial volunteer efforts to control invasive species in Newton and Waltham. He will discuss this management challenge, especially the importance of building trust with local Conservation Commissions, and the risks and pleasures of depending entirely upon volunteer labor. Josh Ellsworth will help us understand the ecology of invasives, along with specific techniques— mechanical and chemical— for controlling the species we most commonly encounter in Greater Boston. Dr. Eric Olson and Josh Ellsworth both teach courses in ecology and sustainable development at Brandeis University

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  • Claudia Thompson

    I know it is winter, but growing season will be here soon and this is a great time to be inside and learn about invasive plants and how to deal with them. Both Eric and Josh are great speakers!

    January 29, 2013

  • Claudia Thompson changed the date and time to Wednesday, February 06, 2013 at 7:00 PM

    January 29, 2013

  • January 29, 2013

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