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Invasive Plant Series - Managing and Removing Invasive Plants for Homeowners

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Managing Invasive Plants on Your Property

At this program, manual methods and herbicide methods for removing invasive plants will be demonstrated, and attendees will have a chance to try them out.  From barberry to bittersweet, different methods work better for different types of plants.  KELT's Stewardship Coordinator, Cheri Brunault, and Bath's City Forester, Kyle Rosenberg, will introduce the plants and highlight which methods work best for which plants.. 

KELT and the Androscoggin Valley Soil and Water Conservation District are partnering to hold three free educational workshops focused on invasive plant management. These programs will provide residents and property managers across the region with information to support identifying, managing and eradicating the harmful plants.  

This is a light rain or shine event and registration is strongly encouraged at www.kennebecestuary.org, using the form below. For more information, contact Ruth at rindrick@kennebecestuary.org or call 207-442-8400.

If you are interested in finding out more about invasive plants, the Maine Natural Areas Program has images and fact sheets for a variety of the invasive plants in Maine. Click here to view these helpful resources!

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Thank you to the generous sponsors for this event: Rocky's Ace Hardware and Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund. 

 
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The Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund is supported by proceeds from the sale of a dedicated instant lottery ticket (currently “Moose Money”) and supports outdoor recreation and natural resource conservation.