Rights-of-Way and Integrated Vegetation Management

This seminar will provide insight and beneficial information for vegetation managers.
Rights-of-Way and Integrated Vegetation Management - Workshops
Language: English
$70.00

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Description

When: Fri., Mar. 29, 2019
(8:30 AM - 4:00 PM)

Where: Penn State Extension Mercer County
463 N. Perry Hwy.
Mercer, Pennsylvania 16137
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registration deadline: March 22, 2019
11:59 p.m.

Rights-of-Way and Integrated Vegetation Management will provide insight and beneficial information for vegetation managers in roadside, public utility, DOT's, municipalities, native species land reclamation, & non-agriculture industrial sites.

To Be Covered

  • How to control those hard to manage invasive weeds. Participants will practice identifying the plants, including desired vegetation systems, including:
    • Mile a Minute
    • Japanese Stiltgrass
    • Ailanthus
    • Japanese Knotweed
    • Barberry
    • Exotic Bush Honeysuckle

  • Proper application methods that conserve pollinators and ecological integrity while achieving management objectives.

Agenda

Friday, March 29, 2019

08:30 am Registration

09:00 am Welcome and Objectives

09:15 am The Evolution and Innovation of Vegetation Management Control Measures on Rights-of-Way Including Turf, Landscape, and Tree Maintenance Areas Within Them

10:15 am Break

10:30 am Factors Affecting Herbicide Product Performance Bayer Product Update and Proper Product Use on Highway R/W including Turf, Landscape, and Desirable Tree Areas

11:30 am Are You Label Literate or Just Fooling?

12:00 pm Lunch (provided)

12:45 pm Are You Label Literate or Just Fooling? (continued)

01:15 pm Identification and Management of Invasive and Control Species Within R/W Corridors Including Landscape Areas

02:20 pm Innovations in Application Equipment and Digital Tools

03:30 pm About You, Questions, and Evaluation

04:00 pm Adjourn

Instructors

Urban and Community Forestry Traditional Forestry Arboriculture Tree Risk Assessment

More by Scott A Sjolander 

Silviculture Forest Ecology Forest Vegetation Management Invasive Plants

More by Kimberly Bohn, Ph.D. 

Joseph Lentz

Mark Rice

Bryan Rose

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