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AT22-348 Hybrid Hill Country Chapter Meeting: Invasive Plants: Stop the Spread, Spread the Word!

September 26 @ 6:30 PM - 8:10 PM

Free

Hybrid Event Title: AT22-348 Hybrid Hill Country Chapter Meeting: Invasive Plants: Stop the Spread, Spread the Word!

AT-VMS: AT: Hill Country Chapter Meeting (usually 1 hour, Enter AT#, Class Title as posted, and Presenter)

Comments: AT22-348 Hybrid Hill Country Chapter Meeting: Invasive Plants: Stop the Spread, Spread the Word!, Presenter: Cheryl Hamilton (AT=1h)

Hybrid Event Date: 9/26/2022
Hybrid Event Time: 6:30p-8:100p

Hybrid Event Summary:
The presentation on invasive plants will follow a brief business meeting. The presentation will be from 7:10p-8:10p.

Hybrid Event Description:
Invasive plants are wreaking havoc on the health of our ecosystems. They cause economic or environmental harm or harm to human health.  Management of invasive plants includes prevention, identification and eradication.  Removal of invasive plants and replacement with native plants is essential to restoring the biodiversity of our public and private lands.  Invasive plants are causing economic and environmental harm and harm to human health.

The in-person program will answer the following questions:
  • What is the definition of an invasive species?
  • What are the top twelve most invasive plants in the Texas Hill Country:
  • How did invasive plants arrive?
  • How do invasive plants reduce biodiversity?
  • How do invasive plants cause harm?
  • How do invasive plants spread?
  • What makes a plant invasive?
  • How do we manage invasive plants?
  • Why should we replace invasive plants with native plants?
  • How can we help stop the spread and spread the word?

The chapter meeting may be attended via Zoom (registration link sent via email closer to date) or in-person at Upper Guadalupe River Authority in Kerrville.

A 30-minute chapter business meeting begins at 6:30 PM. Members attending this may claim 0.5 volunteer hours.

The Advanced Training session runs from 7:10 PM – 8:10 PM. Topic is posted on the AT calendar.

Cost: no charge

Register for Zoom will be coming via email.

Instructor/Presenter:
Cheryl Hamilton

Contact Information:
Frank Garcia
vicepresident@hillcountrytmn.org

Organization Website:
Hill Country Chapter – Keeping the Hill Country Native (txmn.org)

Sponsoring Organization:
TMN Hill Country Chapter

Details

Date:
September 26
Time:
6:30 PM - 8:10 PM
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
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Website:
https://txmn.org/hillcountry/

Venue

Upper Guadalupe River Auth Lecture Hal
125 N Lehmann Dr #100
Kerrville, Texas 78028

Organizer

HCTxMN