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3260 Eagle Park Drive Northeast, #111
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

January 2019

Landowner’s Invasive Species Tool Kit – Controlling the invasive species on your property

January 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
kent Conservation District, 3260 Eagle Park Drive Northeast, #111
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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$5

Winter can be a good time to control invasive plants on your property. Visibility and mobility is better in areas of dense undergrowth, and frozen soil means less harm from machinery. However, winter can make plant ID more challenging, and it changes the way plants respond to herbicides. Come join the Kent Conservation District Strike team for a workshop on identification and control of invasive plant species, such as oriental bittersweet, autumn olive, garlic mustard, among others. Reviews control options…

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February 2019

Landowner’s Invasive Species Tool Kit – Controlling the invasive species on your property

February 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
kent Conservation District, 3260 Eagle Park Drive Northeast, #111
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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$5

Winter can be a good time to control invasive plants on your property. Visibility and mobility is better in areas of dense undergrowth, and frozen soil means less harm from machinery. However, winter can make plant ID more challenging, and it changes the way plants respond to herbicides. Come join the Kent Conservation District Strike team for a workshop on identification and control of invasive plant species, such as oriental bittersweet, autumn olive, garlic mustard, among others. Reviews control options…

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March 2019

Land Manager’s Tool Kit: Controlling Invasive Species Using Herbicide

March 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
kent Conservation District, 3260 Eagle Park Drive Northeast, #111
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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$35

Invasive species control is a growing field and an important component of land restoration. Come review the risks and benefits of controlling invasive species using herbicides with experts from the field. Participants will discuss best management practices for invasive species control. Topics will include roadside inspections, new regulations, strike team and contractor need to know facts and early detection invasive species identification. Earn 6 CEUs. RSVP: Eventbrite or call (616) 222.5801. Cost: $35 at the door ($30 for class and…

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April 2019

Restore Community in Your Yard with Native Plants

April 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
kent Conservation District, 3260 Eagle Park Drive Northeast, #111
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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$10

This workshop will focus on enhancing biodiversity to create healthy habitats in the soil and landscape where you live. Participants will learn about many of the grasses, wildflowers and shrubs found in Kent County and will be shown how to design with them for rich and beautiful displays that will not only impress the neighbors but will beckon butter-flies, birds and bees to visit! Particular attention will be given to the plants that will be available to order from our…

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May 2019

Landowner’s Invasive Species Tool Kit – Controlling the invasive species on your property

May 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
kent Conservation District, 3260 Eagle Park Drive Northeast, #111
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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Come join the Kent Conservation District Strike team for a workshop on identification and control of invasive plant species, such as oriental bittersweet, autumn olive, garlic mustard, among others. Reviews control options and challenges using examples aimed at the average homeowners. Treatment kits will be available to purchase. Pre-orders are recommended. Please e-mail if you are interested in purchasing a treatment kit for $75 (includes everything you will need to treat your invasive species: instructions, herbicide, safety gear, hand tools,…

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