Minnesota Master Naturalist

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ADV - Invasive Species Zoom Series

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Join professionals from the University of Minnesota and Minnesota Department of Agriculture for a monthly webinar series focusing on invasive species in Minnesota. These relaxed sessions will introduce you to new and ongoing research as well as demonstrate the power and potential of incorporating volunteers into invasive species management. While this series is designed to complement the online Canvas course "Invasive Species for Extension Volunteers," these webinars are open to anyone to join.

You may attend one or multiple sessions; the Zoom link provided will remain the same for all sessions.

April 5, Britt Forsberg, Extension Educator, Minnesota Master Naturalist Program, University of Minnesota Extension, "Using apps to report invasive species"

May 2, Monika Chandler, Noxious and Invasive Weeds and Biological Control Programs at the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, "Buckthorn mysteries"

June 6, Marissa Schuh, Horticulture Extension Educator with Integrated Pest Management at the University of Minnesota Extension, title TBD. note: this session will run from 12:30-1:30 pm.

July 11, Angie Gupta, Extension Forester, University of Minnesota Extension, "Rapid response participatory science projects"

August 3, Erin Buchholtz, Integrated Pest Manager at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, "Jumping worms: cocoon identification, habitat preferences, and research outlook at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum"

When you click "take this course," you will be taken to a new screen with Zoom where you will need to enter your name and email address to ensure that you get all links directly from Zoom.

The course cost is $0

Course Dates:

Meeting from 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. on:

Instructor Information

Britt Forsberg

Britt Forsberg (she/her/hers) is an Extension Educator with the Minnesota Master Naturalist Program. She holds a BA in Biology and Environmental Studies from Gustavus Adolphus College and an MEd in Family Education from the University of Minnesota. Within the Minnesota Master Naturalist program, Britt develops and leads advanced training opportunities that lead to volunteer service. When she's not working, you may find her hiking with her nose to the ground to look for bees and other pollinators or wrangling her rambunctious toddler, Wren.

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Minnesota Master Naturalist

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