Aquatic Invasives and Water Gardens

Penn State Extension Water Resources Educator, Diane Oleson, highlights the practice of water gardening and how that relates to the spread of invasive species.
Aquatic Invasives and Water Gardens - Webinars
Skill Level: Beginner
Language: English

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Recorded: March 28, 2012 12:00 PM

She discusses invasive species in Pennsylvania and best management practices for water gardeners. She shares excellent websites and resources.

Time Log

  • 0:04 - Introduction

  • 0:46 - Overview of Aquatic Invasives and Water Gardening

  • 1:45 - Invasive Species Defined and Why They Cause Problems

  • 5:25 - Early Detection and Rapid Response

  • 7:26 - Pathways to Invasions

  • 12:45 - Common Water Garden Invasive Plants

  • 20:05 - Common Water Garden Invasive Animals

  • 22:33 - Best Management Practices for Water Gardens

  • 27:04 - The Case for Native Plants

  • 30:25 - What Can Be Done, Who to Call, and References

  • 35:48 - Question/Answer Session Begins

  • 46:09- Webinar Ends


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