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February 2019

UMSL Natural Land Restoration Event

February 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

What: Learn about restoration work happening on UMSL. Learn about invasive plant removal by mechanical means, techniques and methodologies. Meet other professionals in natural lands restoration work. Speak with Native Landscape Solutions (contractors) performing the work. Speak with Jay Fish and learn about the UMSL Campus Honors Environmental Research Project. Learn about MDC Community Conservation Fund. UMSL recently applied for and received full MDC funding to assist in restoration work of 7 total acres. There are two separate sites slated…

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March 2019

Ecological Restoration Workshop For Educators (MOBOT)

March 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Shaw Nature Reserve, 307 Pinetum Loop Rd
Gray's Summit, MO 63039 United States
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Please join Missouri Invasive Plant Task Force member partner Missouri Botanical Garden in attending the Ecological Restoration Workshop for Educators at the Shaw Nature Reserve Carriage House. This workshop is focused on providing educators (teachers, boy/girl scout leaders, community leaders, and more) with the resources they need to introduce ecological restoration into their curriculum and lesson plans. Both formal and informal educators are invited to attend. Even if you don't fall into the educator category, feel welcome to join in to…

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May 2019

Illinois Invasive Species Symposium

May 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Register here. The Annual Illinois Invasive Species Symposium is BACK on May 23th, 2019! This year, we have yet another great lineup of speakers from arcross Illinois presenting a varitey of topics about invasives. Doors open at 9 am and our program starts at 9:30 am. Topics include feral swine, sericea lespedeza, emerald ash borer, the 'Be a Hero' campaign, control of invasive shrubs, Japanese stiltgrass, invasive species management programs, invasion over time in woodlands, invasive mosquitoes, and cheatgrass. The…

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November 2019

Invasive Species Solutions: When science, policy, and stewardship converge

November 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63110
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Our local lands and waters – and the life they support – are among our region’s most valuable assets. These special places face many threats, including the problematic spread of invasive species. In recent years, the BiodiverseCity St. Louis network of organizations and individuals have joined forces to activate the region in tackling this problem hands-on, through the Honeysuckle Sweep for Healthy Habitats citizen stewardship campaign. This campaign occurs March 1-31 and November 1-30 each year. As part of the…

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February 2020

Training Opportunity: How to Stop Invading Superweeds

February 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Montgomery City Public Library

A message from Roxie (Peveler) Campbell who grew up in Montgomery County near Bellflower, MO.  Training provided by Missouri State Parks.  Visit at MoStateParks.com. Non-native, aggressively-spreading plants make it difficult for people to use land as they wish, and take time and money to control. These plants are not just another plant in the woods; they are superweeds that steal sunlight, water and nutrients and some even release harmful chemicals. These effects cause a decrease in the growth rate and reproduction…

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March 2020

How to Stop Invasive Superweeds

March 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, 5901 South Highway 163
Columbia, MO 65203 United States
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How to Stop Invasive Superweeds

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May 2020

MoIP Presentation at Missouri Master Naturalist, Boone’s Lick Chapter

May 14, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
MU Extension Center Columbia, MO

Missouri Invasive Plant Task Force member Ann Koenig will speak about the latest MoIP initiatives, including our invasive plant assessment, top species of concern, Callery pear buy-back eventCo, and more.

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February 2021

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Grow Native! Webinar: Invasive Plant Q & A with Dr. Quinn Long and Matt Arndt

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Invasive, non-native plants threaten native biodiversity and have negative economic impacts for the timber and horticulture production, the outdoor recreation industry, and other sectors. Join invasive plant experts Dr. Quinn Long and Matt Arndt to learn more about many of these plants. Drawing from the Missouri Invasive Plant Task Force’s list of 142 invasive plants in Missouri, they will answer your questions about why these plants were determined to be invasive, why some plants can be invasive in some situations, but…

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April 2021

SOLD OUT April 20, 2021: Invasive Tree Buy-Back in Columbia

April 20 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Missouri Department of Conservation Central Regional Office, 3500 East Gans Road
Columbia, MO 65201 United States
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SOLD OUT! Thanks to everyone for the amazing response! We have reached our limit and are no longer offering time slots for the buy-back. To receive news about future buy-backs, please sign up for the e-newsletter on the Grow Native! home page (scroll to the middle of the page). ORIGINAL EVENT POST To spread awareness about how the invasive Callery pear causes harm to economics and environment, The Missouri Invasive Plant Task Force (MoIP) will partner with the Missouri Department…

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SOLD OUT April 20, 2021: Invasive Tree Buy-Back in St. Louis

April 20 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Forest ReLeaf Nursery, 2194 Creve Coeur Mill Rd S
St. Louis, MO 63146
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collage of cut Callery pear trees with MoIP, Forest ReLeaf, and BiodiverseCity logos

SOLD OUT! Thanks to everyone for the amazing response! We have reached our limit and are no longer offering time slots for the buy-back. To receive news about future buy-backs, please sign up for the e-newsletter on the Grow Native! home page (scroll to the middle of the page). ORIGINAL EVENT POST To spread awareness about how the invasive Callery pear causes harm to economics and environment, The Missouri Invasive Plant Task Force (MoIP) will partner with Forest ReLeaf and BiodiverseCity St.…

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