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Japanese Knotweed Community Training
June 3, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pmFREE
Japanese knotweed, also known as “Michigan bamboo,” is a highly invasive plant in our region and it’s becoming a major issue for homeowners and land managers, especially in Manistee County. This community training will focus on how knotweed grows and spreads, the best time and methods for controlling knotweed, hands-on demonstrations at knotweed-infested site, and techniques for preventing the spread of knotweed, including proper handling of waste. This workshop will take place both inside and in the field; please dress for the weather. This training is free and open to anyone with knotweed concerns. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served.
Meet at West Shore Medical Center, classroom #1 (1465 E. Parkdale Ave., Manistee, MI). Carpooling will be availalbe to our demonstration site, located approximately three miles away.