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Invasive Plants in Maine by Hunter Manley
March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Hunter will be discussing invasive plants in Maine with a focus on their impact on wildlife and forestry. The growing prevalence of any of these species threatens the health of their host ecosystem, so identifying them early and planning for treatment is essential for maintaining productive habitat and forests. For the most common invasive plants in Western Maine
photo examples of infestations and treatment will assist attendees in
learning to identify and prevent the spread of these species.
Hunter is a consulting forester and pesticide applicator living in Old Town where he operates Legacy Woodlot Services. He graduated from the University of Maine with a bachelor’s degree in Forestry in 2017, and has been working on invasive plant control, NRCS cost-share programs, and other forestry projects. He has worked with Maine Natural Areas Program, towns, and land trusts on restoring natural communities affected by invasive plants