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2016 Great Lakes Ecosystem Based Invasive Plant Monitoring Workshop

The Ozaukee Washington Land Trust and the UW-Extension are co-hosting a Great Lakes Ecosystem based Invasive Plant Monitoring Workshop!

Invasive plants threaten the health of the Great Lakes Ecosystem and the native communities that thrive there. Learn how to identify and map invasive plant populations through the Great Lakes Early Detection (GLEDN) mobile application. Hands-on training will be provided by Wisconsin Experts. Three workshops will be offered at Ozaukee Washington Land Trust properties. All ages welcome!

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Spirit Lake Preserve/Pukaite Woods

July 16, Saturday 10 am-2 pm
Wild parsnip, teasel, and crown vetch
4513 West Bonniwell Rd. Mequon, WI, 53097 (Map)

Riverbend Conservancy

August 27, Saturday 10 am-2 pm
Phragmites, purple loosestrife and Canada thistle
Meet at OWLT office: 200 Wisconsin Street, West Bend, WI, 53095 (Map)

Ville du Parc

September 10, Saturday 10 am- 2 pm
Buckthorn, Japanese Barberry and Japanese knotweed
Meet at Rotary Pavilion:  4100 W. Highland Road, Mequon, WI, 53092 (Map)

Each field day will focus on different invasive plant species. Mornings will be spent in a classroom setting, then we hit the field to use the GLEDN app. and inventory sites for targeted invasive species. Minimal travel to sites may be required. Your efforts will help guide the fight against these noxious invaders! Free educational materials, snacks and refreshments!

The price of the workshop is covered through a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grant. Bring your friends and help us raise awareness to the threats that face the Great Lakes Region!
Please register by contacting Christine Bohn at or (262) 338-1794.

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