Restoring Urban Woodlands: From Invasives to Natives

Registration Eligibility
Private program. Not open to the public.
Start Date
05/31/2018
End Date
05/31/2018
Description
Techniques for managing urban woodlands will be discussed, including identifying and dealing with invasive species. Invasive species pose a significant threat to the ecology of native forests and designed landscapes. Learn the array of invasive species in our area, their environmental impact, and the regulations affecting their control. The recommended best management practices for controlling invasive species, how they are affecting our native ecosystems, and what can be done about it will be discussed. This class will have an emphasis on monitoring with the “hands-on” activity of establishing and sampling restoration plots AND monitoring for invasive insects. Please dress appropriately for the weather.
Location
Bronx, NY
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Parks & Recreation
Project Management
Site Planning
Sustainable Development & Design
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
6.0
Learning Outcomes
Students will discuss techniques for managing urban woodlands, including identifying and dealing with invasive species.

Students will learn the array of invasive species in our area, their environmental impact, and the regulations affecting their control.

Students will discover the best management practices for controlling invasive species, how they are affecting our native ecosystems, and what can be done.
Instructors
Jessica Arcate Schuler, Don Gabel
Website Registration
Course Codes
184VOC400RUW
Provider
New York Botanical Garden


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