Invasive Plant Management Trainings – University of Rhode Island

Tuesday January 11, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.

at 4:00 p.m.

Fascitelli Engineering Center

Are invasive plants taking over your garden or coastal or waterfront property? Would you like to know more about why invasive plants are a problem for biodiversity and the balance of ecosystems?

Join URI faculty and staff, invasive plant management experts from across New England, and other non-invasive plant enthusiasts for an in-depth examination of the impacts of invasive vegetation on the biodiversity and ecosystems of the Rhode Island during this one or two day training.

Homeowners and curious individuals are encouraged to register for the one-day enrichment workshop on Monday, January 10, 2022 on topics ranging from the ecology of invasive plants to common species found in Rhode Island to best practices management for landscape restoration.

Landscape managers, land trust volunteers, landscape architects, environmental consultants, educators, and coastal or waterfront properties are encouraged to enroll in the two-day certification program. Participants will learn how sensitive coastal and freshwater buffer zones can be managed (and when they cannot) based on the rules and regulations of the RI Coastal Resource Management Board and the Department of Water Management. IR environment. If you are considering managing invasive plants for clients, on coastal or waterfront property, or are curious about land management regulations in Rhode Island, join us Monday 10 and Tuesday, January 11 to become an IR Certified Invasive Manager!

Training costs :
Registration for the one-day workshop: $100.00
Registration for the two-day certification: $200.00

Learn more about training here:

Places are limited and registration is compulsory.