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Join Us For A Hydrilla Hunt and Learn- October 21st, 10am-2pm



You are invited to a workshop presented by Dr. Bruce Gilman and Hilary R. Mosher to learn about Aquatic Invasive Species plaguing our region and how you can help!

When: October 21st, 10am-2pm


10:00- welcome and introduction to the group

10:15-11:00- overview of aquatic invasive species- characteristics of invasive species, why are we concerned, and what we can do

11:00-12:30pm- identification and habitat of various aquatic invasive species such as: water chestnut, Hydrilla, starry stonewort, etc. and their native counterparts- depending on the weather, we will go to the pond where Hydrilla is located and sample the pond

12:30-1:00 break for lunch

1:00-2pm- management and sampling techniques, reporting of invasive species and using iMapInvasives in the field

This program is free, but registration is required. Email Hilary Mosher at mosher@hws.edu for more information or to register.

BRING: Boots, warm clothes, water bottle and coffee mug, and a desire to learn!

We can all be part of the solution to invasive species!


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