Invasive Plant Educational Workshops

Photo showing dense garlic mustard population under a red pine tree.
Photo credit: Steven Katovich,

Please join the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Natural Resource and Conservation Service (NRCS) and State partners Maine Natural Areas Program (MNAP) and Maine Forest Service (MFS) for an Invasive Plant Educational Workshop. Participants will learn about Invasive plant biology, ecological impacts, identification, fundamental concepts of invasive plant management and related state and federal programs in classroom and field settings. Get ready for an action packed and informative day!

Cost: $10-20 sliding scale, pay what you can (Includes a copy of the Maine Invasive Plants Field Guide & lunch)
Participant Limit: 20 people per session

Dates and Locations

University of Maine, Nutting Hall, Orono
Monday, August 19, 2024, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Register Online

Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve, Wells
Monday, August 26, 2024, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

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Viles Arboretum, Augusta
Monday, September 9, 2024, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

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Outdoor identification sessions will be held rain or shine, so plan accordingly.


Nick Rowley, 207.778.4650 or for questions.
Sean Horan, 978.516.8376 or for lunch accommodations or future workshops.

To request a reasonable accommodation, please contact Nick Rowley, 207.778.4650 or

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