Invasive Plant Patrol 101
The Worthley Pond Association, together with the Voluntary Lakes Monitoring Program (VLMP), is offering this workshop on August 19, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Honey Run Campground.
To register for this workshop, please visit the VLMP Registration Page.
Formerly known as ‘Introductory IPP’ this comprehensive, 6-hr classroom experience prepares attendees for conducting or leading invasive aquatic plant screening surveys and satisfies the quality assurance requirement for IPP certification. All IPP training sessions are open to the public and FREE to anyone interested in learning more about the threat of invasive aquatic plants in Maine.
The workshop is presented in four parts:
- Overview of invasive species issues in Maine and beyond
- Plant identification fundamentals
- Plant identification hands-on exercise with live plants
- Conducting a screening survey, tools and techniques