PNW Invasive Plant Council workshops Everett, WA July 11 and Eugene, OR July 15

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You still have time to register for the upcoming Invasive Plant Workshop. Attendees will receive recertification credits (5 for the whole day workshop) from the Washington State Dept of Agriculture. The SWS PWS credit for such a course will be 0.5 semester hours for PWS wetland course work and 0.5 points for PWS renewal.
Register here: http://www.invasiveplantcontrol.com/pnw-workshop/agenda.html

PNW IPC Workshops in Everett, WA and Eugene, OR
The Pacific Northwest Invasive Plant Council (PNW-IPC) is hosting two one day workshops July 11th 2011 in Everett, WA and July 15th 2011 in Eugene Oregon. The mission of the PNW IPC is to protect Pacific Northwest landscapes from invasive non-indigenous plants by providing an open forum to share information and to promote solutions. These one day workshops are the first of many that the PNW-IPC hopes to bring to different locations throughout the Northwest annually. For more information on the Everett workshop, please contact Lizbeth Seebacher at lizbetha@uw.edu and for the Eugene workshop, please contact Mandy Tu at mandytu.pdx@gmail.com. Workshop agenda’s and other details can be found below and by following the associated links:

Date: July 11th, Everett, WA
Registration Fee: $30 for SWS or PNW-IPC members and $40 for non-members
Directions, Agenda and Registration Link for Everett, WA Invasive Plant Management Workshop:
http://www.invasiveplantcontrol.com/pnw-workshop/agenda.html

The Everett workshop will be held at the Adopt A Stream Foundation’s Northwest Stream Center and is co-sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Invasive Plant Council (www.pnw-ipc.org) and the Society of Wetland Scientists, Pacific Northwest Chapter (www.sws.org/regional/pacificnw). The agenda includes talks concerning the biology and management of both aquatic and terrestrial invasive plant species. The first portion of the day will be spent in the classroom with a couple hours in the afternoon in the field demonstrating equipment and identifying the invasive plants on the site. Lunch is included in the registration fee. Attendees will receive recertification credits (5 for the whole day workshop) from the Washington State Dept of Agriculture. The SWS PWS credit for such a course will be 0.5 semester hours for PWS wetland course work and 0.5 points for PWS renewal. A completion certificate will be available for those who are applying for either, please ask for one at the end of the workshop.

Date: July 15th, Eugene, OR
Registration Fee: $20
Directions, Agenda and Registration Link for Eugene, OR Invasive Plant Management Workshop:
http://www.invasiveplantcontrol.com/pnw-workshop-eugene/agenda.html

The Eugene, OR workshop will be held at the Laurelwood Golf Course in Eugene. The agenda includes talks concerning the biology and management of terrestrial invasive plant species. The first portion of the day will be spent in the classroom with a couple hours in the afternoon in the field demonstrating equipment and identifying the invasive plants on the natural area adjacent to the conference room. Lunch is included in the registration fee.