Invasive Plant Workshop

Join Racine County Parks, UW Madison Extension – Kenosha and Racine Counties and Wisconsin Sea Grant to learn how to identify and manage invasive plants on public lands, waters and right-of-ways.
This free hands-on workshop is open to municipal and government field staff involved in invasive plant management and will include:
  • An Overview of Invasive Species management
  • Identification of common wetland and terrestrial invasive plants
  • Best management practices for prevention and control
  • Optimal mowing timing along right-of-ways
  • Application of plant growth regulators to reduce mowing frequency
Register below before June 19th to reserve your spot.
Event Details
Thursday, June 22nd
8:00 am to 11:00am
Case Eagle Park shelter – 310 South Rochester Street, Rochester, WI 53105
*Light refreshments provided

Agenda  (PDF Download)

  • 8.00 A.M. An overview of Invasive Species Management – Mark Renz, UW Madison Extension Specialist
  • 8.20 A.M. Identification of common wetland Invasive Plants and Best Management Practices (BMPs) – Scott McComb, Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator 
  • 9.00 A.M. – Break
  • 9.10 A.M. Identification of common terrestrial invasive plants and BMPs – Vijai Pandian, UW Madison Extension Horticulture Educator
  • 9.45 A.M. Optimal mowing timing along rights-of-way and application of plant growth regulators to reduce mowing frequency – Mark Renz, UW Madison Extension Specialist
Register below before APRIL 27th to reserve your spot.