An invasive counteroffensive

An army of able workers turned out for workshops on Saturday, May 20, about how to battle the onslaught of non-native invasive plants. Photo by Tom Zetterstrom

Fifty people attended the two May 20 invasive workshops, including representatives from land trusts, and town commissions, and homeowners

Many were inspired to attend by the recent Doug Tallamy lecture, “How Native Plants Support Wildlife,” which is now available on the Salisbury Forum website.  at www.salisburyforum.org (scroll down for a list of video presentations). 

Half a dozen invasive-landscape professionals added to the rich discussion about mechanical and chemical management techniques. 

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