URI Invasive Plant Management Training

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 Council (CRMC), URI Cooperative Extension and the URI Department of Plant Sciences and Entomology for a one-day workshop or a two-day certification program.
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Option 1: INVASIVE PLANT MANAGEMENT 101 INTENSIVE
Monday, July 17 | 9:00 - 4:00PM
URI Kingson Campus

This full-day educational workshop is open to anyone interested in learning about invasive plant ecology, management methodologies, control strategies and restorative planting.

Registration Fee: $80.00 (includes coffee/tea, lunch and training materials)
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Option 2: INVASIVE PLANT MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION 
Monday, July 17 and Tuesday, July 18 | 9:00 - 4:00PM (both days)
URI Kingston Campus

This two-day certification program is open to those seeking certification recognized by the RI CRMC for coastal buffer zone management permits for invasive plant management. Day 1 will cover invasive plant ecology, management methodologies, control strategies and restorative planting; while Day 2 will delve into rules and regulations related to invasive plant management in sensitive areas and associated permitting processes. The program will culminate with a site visit to a restoration project site in Narragansett, RI. 

Registration Fee: $200.00 (includes coffee/tea, lunch, training materials and 3-year certification pending completion of program requirements)

Tuesday, July 18 at 9:00am to 4:00pm

URI Pharmacy Building, 7 Greenhouse Road, Kingston, RI, 130

Event Type

Conference/Workshop

Co-Sponsors

College of the Environment and Life Sciences

Website

http://uri.edu/coopext

Cost

$80 for one day/$200 for both days

Group

Cooperative Extension

Hashtag

#uricoopext

Contact Person

Cooperative Extension

Contact Email

coopext@uri.edu

Contact Phone

401-874-2900

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