Register Now for ForestHer Virtual Workshop on Invasive Plants AND Native Landscaping for Wildlife

Posted On September 23, 2020— Written By

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The ForestHer NC Workshop Series is going virtual! Presentations scheduled for the March 2020 Managing for Wildlife Workshops will now be held as a free, four-part virtual series. This is the second workshop in the series. Please join us as we come together as a state-wide community!

October 8, 2020
1–2:30 p.m. EDT

Invasive Plants and Their Impact on Wildlife
Margaret Fields, The Nature Conservancy

Margaret will discuss common invasive plants of North Carolina, how they adversely impact wildlife, and some of the challenges with invasive plant control.

Landscaping for Wildlife with Native Plants
Debbie Roos, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Center

Debbie will discuss guidelines for landscaping with native plants and highlight some favorite trees, shrubs, perennials, vines, and grasses that benefit pollinators, birds, mammals, and other wildlife.

Click to register for the October 8 virtual workshop.

Save the dates for these upcoming virtual workshops:

November 12, 2020, from 12:30 p.m.
Managing Fields and Woods for Wildlife

December 10, 2020, from 12:30 p.m.
Human-Wildlife Interactions
Identifying Wildlife by Tracks, Markings, and Scat

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ForestHer NC is sponsored by conservation organizations including the NC Wildlife Resources Commission, U.S Forest Service, N.C. Tree Farm Program, N.C. Forest Service, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Audubon North Carolina, USDA Wildlife Services, Wild Turkey Federation, and the Sustainable Forestry and Land Retention Project.