High Park Stewards Present: Invasive Species Management

 

 

“Invasive Species Management with Steve Smith – Sunday, February 24, 2013, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Howard Park Tennis Club, 430 Parkside Drive, Toronto, ON M6R 2Z3 (The first light S. of Bloor from Keele. It’s the brown building in the back. Please enter via the bottom door.)

“Learn about the latest techniques for invasive species control from someone who has been at the forefront of restoration in Ontario and is currently involved in invasive species management in High Park. This presentation is for everyone who is interested in mitigating the effects  of invasive species on the natural environment. The High Park Stewards  spend much of our time removing garlic mustard, tall white clover, hedge parsley, Asian bittersweet, Himalayan Balsam, and Buckthorn.

Steve is a forester and certified arborist who has supervised hundreds of ecological restoration projects throughout Ontario over the past 30 years, working with many partner groups. He has been a member of the
Task Force to Bring Back the Don in Toronto since 1991 and is a founder of the Society for Ecological Restoration, Ontario Chapter, and a member of the Ontario Invasive Plant Council. He is the author of the current invasive plant list used in Ontario.

For more information:
http://www.highparknature.org/wiki/wiki.php?n=VolunteerOpportunities.VolunteerStewardship