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Invasive Species Teach-In

07/14/2018 @ 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Free

Celebrate New York State’s fifth Invasive Species Awareness Week with an Invasive Species Teach-In at the small pavilion in Wilber Park, Oneonta. Local botanist and OCCA board member Donna Vogler and her team from SUNY Oneonta will share their expertise about invasive plants with displays, activities for kids and adults, and a plant identification booth. See examples of common invasive plants, discover how to report new infestations, and learn what is being done to control them. You may bring suspicious plants or weeds for identification—bring either a good cell phone photo or bring the plant sealed in a gallon Ziploc bag. Also part of the program is a tree identification walk. Unknown insects may also be dropped off for later identification. Insects must be sealed in a bag and frozen overnight, i.e., they must be dead). This event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by OCCA, the Catskill Regional Invasive Species Partnership (CRISP), and the City of Oneonta.

Details

Date:
07/14/2018
Time:
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

OCCA
Phone:
(607) 547-4488
Website:
https://occainfo.org

Venue

Wilber Park
Albert Morris Drive
Oneonta, NY 13820 United States
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