Invasive Species Workshop

  • 03/26/2015
  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Near Okawville in Washington County

Early detection & response is the key to managing invasive species. These harmful species tend to spread quickly & maliciously. Can you identify an Invasive Species when you see one? Do you know how to treat one if you do?

The Washington County Soil & Water Conservation District, in conjunction with the Natural Resources Conservation Service will be hosting an Invasive Species Workshop, at Roland Barkau Memorial Golf Course on March 26, beginning at 9:00am, followed by a tour, & lunch at noon.

The workshop will be led by Christopher Evans, Invasive Species Coordinator for the IDNR Illinois Wildlife Action Plan. Species identification, management, & prevention will be among the topics discussed. Following the presentation, Chris will lead a golf cart tour to locate & identify species in the immediate area. Lunch & morning refreshments will be provided.

This free event is open to the public, but reservations are REQUIRED, as seating is limited. To reserve your seat, or for more information, visit or call the Washington County SWCD/NRCS office at (618)327-8862 x170 or contact us on Facebook!

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