Adult Programs

Applying Herbicides in Natural Areas (In-person)

Learn how to safely use herbicides to benefit natural areas management. Careful herbicide applications can be an important tool for stewards who manage and restore natural areas.

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Learn how to safely use herbicides to benefit natural areas management. Careful herbicide applications can be an important tool for stewards who manage and restore natural areas. We will discuss the basic herbicide methods and results, including woody plant control, invasive grass control, broadleaf herb control, and other uses of herbicide that can help protect biodiversity in remnant plant communities as well as newly created prairie plantings and woodland restorations.

COVID-19 Precautions:

Program participants must abide by the Arboretum’s safety guidelines

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Mary Zaandar, Witness Tree Native Landscapes

Mary Zaander works to restore native ecosystems at Witness Tree Native Landscapes as owner and manager, her vocation for 22 years.  Her ecosystem education began as a volunteer in the late 1980s, continued with a master’s degree from Northeastern Illinois University and is ongoing today both professionally and as a volunteer.

 

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