*Paid Class* - Establishing & Managing Native Plant Communities

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Saturday, April 8th, 2023
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UW Oshkosh, 800 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, WI, 54901 Map

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Instructor: Randy Powers

Format: In person

Dates/Times: April 8th 9am-3:30pm

Location: UW Oshkosh Campus

Core Course (6 hours)

Description: The first half of this course will discuss the nine basic essentials to starting a native planting; including an understanding of native plants, how to determine habitat, site preparation, planting, and maintenance. The second half of the course outlines the basic concepts for identifying weed problems, prioritizing weed species and resolving weed issues in a new or existing prairie. Learn how to differentiate between a weedy plant species and an invasive plant species and how to determine the need to take immediate action for one weed problem over another. This course will also go over different methods for controlling weeds through mechanical, chemical and burn management options.

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