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Magnolia Chapter, Florida Native Plant Society – Monthly Program: Invasive Plants of the Red Hills and How to Manage Them

  • September 07, 2017
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1024 King Bldg. - FSU campus

For this month’s program Eric Mason will discuss upland invasive plants that are common in the area and methods to remove them mechanically and treat them with herbicides. He will also discuss common invasive plant removal tools, herbicide application methods, common chemicals, and the pros and cons of each.

He is the Parks Management Specialist for the City of Tallahassee. He spent four years doing trail work on the Pacific Crest Trail. He got his start on invasive species removal as a forestry technician on Emerald Ash Borer Surveys and spent one year as a professional logger. He holds a restricted use pesticide license for natural areas treatment and has been applying herbicides for two years.

There are two easy and free evening campus parking areas: the garage on Stadium Drive south of the King Building OR turn on Psychology Way from Call Street and go to the far parking lot.  Campus map at www.map.campus.fsu.edu. All programs are free and open to the public.

This program is followed by a Field Trip on Saturday, September 9.  HERE are the details.

http://magnolia.fnpschapters.org/

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