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

The training will help participants identify common upland invasive plants found in Maine’s forests. Anyone with an interest in invasive plants is encouraged to attend. 3.5 Category 1 CFE credits are available to participants.

Patty Cormier, Maine Forest Service district forester, will be the presenter. The session will start at 8:30 a.m. with registration. Cormier will offer information about the current concern with the Emerald Ash Borer now in Maine.

The group will adjourn for a quick walk to the field site for plant identification and discussion of control strategies. This class will conclude with a brief question and answer session and handing out of certificates.

Those planning to attend must send 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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