Seno Center to host invasive species workshop

A view of a portion of pine forest with invasive buckthorn and honeysuckle growing. /Submitted photo

A workshop to help people learn to identify and control forest pests, diseases and invasive plants will he held at the Seno Woodland Education Center on Saturday, May 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This one day workshop will give attendees information they need to recognize and control the invasives in their woods. The workshop will address invasive species in woodlands, grasslands and wetlands, emerald ash borer and gypsy moth and red pine root rot.

Sessions will be lead by Bob Livingston and Corinne Krebs with Creative Design, of Twin Lakes, Bill McNee with the Department of Natural Resources and Glen Stanosz, professor of forest pathology at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Workshop fee is $30 and includes lunch and all handouts.

To register email or call Kendra Johncock at 262-539-3222.

The Seno Woodland Education Center is located on Highway P (McHenry Street) five miles south of Burlington and two miles north of Highway 50 in Wheatland.


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