March Speaker - Patrick Canniff - Dealing with Invasive Plants

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Wednesday, March 20th, 2024
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Johnson Nature Center, 3325 Franklin Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 48302 Map

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting Program/Speaker Presentation Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking Drinking Fountains

Talk Title and Description: Dealing with Invasives

Speaker: Patrick Canniff, Oakland County CISMA, Coordinator


Patrick Canniff (Oakland County CISMA/Parks Outreach Coordinator) presents a talk on Oakland County priority invasives species and ornamental garden species identification, impacts, and management. Attendees will walk away with knowledge on resources available to train their identification of common invasive species, an understanding of invasive species and their impacts, and common management techniques and resources to implement control options on their own property.

Patrick is the Natural Resources and Environmental Sustainability Outreach Coordinator for Oakland County Parks and Recreation. He holds a M.S. in Conservation Ecology/Environmental Informatics from University of Michigan, and a B.S. in Environmental Science from Loyola University Chicago. Patrick has come to the CISMA from the Great Lakes Commission supporting their Aquatic Invasive Species program

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