- Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2016
- Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., registration begins
at 8:30 a.m.
- Location: University of Illinois Extension -
Sangamon County Office, 700 S. Airport Drive, Springfield,
- Cost: $40 Registration Fee covers instruction,
onsite lunch, and training materials
Early detection and response are key to managing invasive
pests. The Illinois First Detector Workshops are aimed at
improving first detector training and invasive species
awareness. Topics in 2016 will cover insect invaders of
forests, boxwood blight, and jumping worms. Learn more about
your role as a first detector and what's new with the
Illinois Exotic Weed Act.
These in-depth training sessions will cover:
identification/detection, life cycle/biology, sampling,
management, and commonly confused look-a-likes. Participants
can take part in hands-on activities.
Continuing Education Credits applied for: IAA Certified
Arborists, Society of American Foresters, Master
Naturalists, and Master Gardeners.
Pre-registration is required and is available at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/lms/.
Visit this website for a detailed agenda. Questions, please
contact Jennifer Fishburn at firstname.lastname@example.org or (217)
[Jennifer Fishburn, Horticulture
Educator, University of Illinois Extension]