Learn to assess the invasive species issues at a site and to set priorities for efficiently and effectively managing invasive species in this engaging online class.
Through interactive online learning modules, you will explore how to prioritize management activities, learn the importance of seasonal timing of invasive species control, and discuss how to develop a plan of action for stewardship at an example site. These self-guided lessons can be completed wherever you have access to a computer, at your own pace.
Then join your instructor for a live, scheduled Zoom session to continue your learning and discuss key elements of site management.
This program consists of self-paced online modules and a live online Zoom session.
Instructor: Greg Rajsky, ecologist, True Nature Consulting
Continuing Education: This class fulfills a requirement for the Natural Areas Conservation Training (N-ACT) Program.
Age: 16 and older
Greg Rajsky, ecologist, True Nature Consulting
Greg Rajsky completed the Naturalist Certificate Program through The Morton Arboretum in 1996 and has been teaching courses here ever since. He has been engaged in restoration and management projects across Northern Illinois, southeastern Wisconsin, and, more recently, on the Ozark Plateau in Arkansas’ White River Hills Ecoregion. He served as naturalist and educator at Severson Dells Nature Center in Rockford and as executive director of the Kettle Moraine Land Trust in Wisconsin. In 2013, he established True Nature Consulting to aid landowners in understanding and managing their natural areas. An avid field botanist, he enjoys introducing people to the charms of native flora.
Thursday, November 17, 2022, 12 p.m. (Central time): Online materials are available
Thursday, December 8, 2022, 7 to 8 p.m. (Central time): Live discussion via Zoom. Zoom access information will be sent to registered participants via email.
Thursday, March 16, 2023, noon Central time: Online materials are available
Thursday, March 30, 2023, 7 to 8 p.m. Central time: Live discussion via Zoom
Zoom access information will be sent to registered participants via email.