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Invasive plant ecology and management course set for June PDF Print E-mail

A hands-on course on the basics of invasive plant ecology and management will be offered at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s West Central Research and Extension Center in North Platte from June 26-28, including presentations, workshops, site visits and instructor-led discussions to focus on learning the principles of integrated weed management, herbicide modes of action, plant identification, biological controls, using technology to analyze invasive plant species populations and restoration practices.
Course instructors are from UNL as well as from several states across the country. Registration is $650 and includes course materials, meals and transportation to off-site locations. Deadline is May 1 and the course is limited to the first 40 applicants. The NAIPSC course is primarily for land managers, public and private landowners, researchers, policymakers and students.
Continuing education unit credit is available from the Society for Range Management and other sponsoring organizations and graduate students can earn up to two academic credits by completing online assignments following the course.
A course brochure, which includes daily course activities and registration details, is online at http://ipscourse.unl.edu. For additional questions, phone (308) 696-6740 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Course cosponsors include Nebraska Department of Agriculture, Soil and Water Conservation Society, Society for Range Management, Center for Invasive Plant Management, Midwest Invasive Plant Network and others.