FARMINGTON — The Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District, in conjunction with the Maine Forest Service, has rescheduled an invasive plants workshop for Aug. 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in room C-23 downstairs in Roberts Learning Center at the University of Maine at Farmington.

The training will help participants identify upland invasive plants common to Maine’s forests. Anyone with an interest in invasive plants is encouraged to attend. Three and a half Category 1 CFE credits are available to participants.

Patty Cormier of the Maine Forest Service will offer information about the current concern with the Emerald Ash Borer in Maine.

The group will adjourn for a quick walk to the field site where plant ID and on-site identification and discussion will take place. The class will conclude with a brief question and answer session and presentation of certificates.

Those planning to attend must send in their mailing information, phone number, email address and the $20 registration fee made out to FCSWCD, 107 Park St., Farmington, ME 04938 by Aug. 7 to receive a certificate of participation.

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