HILLSDALE, Mich. — Join us for an informative workshop with Vern Stephens who will discuss herbicide applications for invasive species management. This will include invasive species identification, treatment techniques, laws and regulations, and a field identification/demonstration component including equipment calibration. This course qualifies for 6 MDARD recertification credits.
This event is sponsored by the Southern Michigan Invasive Species Team Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area in partnership with Slayton Arboretum at Hillsdale College.
Date: Thurs. July 18, 2019 8:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
Location: Dow Hotel and Conference Center
22 East Galloway Dr. Hillsdale Mi 49242
Cost: $25 per person. Includes lunch and materials
Herbicide Workshop Agenda
9:00 Welcome and introductions (SMIST CISMA Representative)
9:15 Prioritizing Invasive Species (Vern Stephens)
10:00 Pesticide Application (Vern Stephens)
10:30 Pesticide Application Continued (Vern Stephens)
Herbicide Application Methods
Best Control Practices
Calibration of Equipment
Laws and Regulations (Vern Stephens, and/or MDARD Representative
12:45 New Herbicides (Vern Stephens)
1:00 Demonstration Treatment Tour Slayton Arboretum (Vern Stephens, SMIST CISMA)
3:00 Return to Dow Conference Center
Questions and answers
Please Register by July 5th to ensure lunch availability. Click the link to download a registration form: SMIST CISMA Herbicide Workshop PDF
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