CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - Southern Illinois University Carbondale's Forestry Marketing Class and the University of Illinois Extension Service is offering a one-time program to discuss ways to improve management of your woodland area.
The free program will be at the Dunn-Richmond Economic Development Center, located at 150 East Pleasant Hill Road in Carbondale, Ill.
The workshop will include tips on invasive species management, such as identification; benefits to getting rid of pest species; incentives to developing a management plan and what the government can do for you about funding.
Invasive species specialist Chris Evans will discuss how to identify and control invasive species.
He says invasive species can impact your land in many different ways, including timber production and wildlife habitat. According to Evans, being able to recognize and control invasive species is critical to successfully managing your land.
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