Invasive plant species control in rangeland topic of Sept. 7 webinar

by Kay Ledbetter, Texas A&M AgriLife

Understanding and Controlling Invasive Species will be the title of the Sept. 7 natural resources webinar conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service ecosystem science and management unit.

The webinar is a part of the Texas Range Webinar Series scheduled the first Thursday of each month from noon to 1 p.m., said Pete Flores, AgriLife Extension webinar coordinator in Corpus Christi.

Dr. Bill Rogers, Texas A&M AgriLife Research ecosystem science and management professor in College Station, and Dr. Megan Clayton, AgriLife Extension range specialist in Corpus Christi, will be the presenters.

This webinar will cover information on the basic ecology of invasive plant species and conclude with practical control methods, they said.

One integrated pest management Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education unit will be offered during this webinar, Flores said. Participants seeking Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units must pay a $10 fee on the website. For all others, there is no fee.

This webinar and others in the series can be accessed at http://naturalresourcewebinars.tamu.edu.

For more information on the webinars, contact Flores at Pete.Flores@ag.tamu.edu.

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