2013 National Park Service—NCR DC CWMA Invasive Plant Management Training
The DC Cooperative Weed Management Area (DC-CWMA) and National Park Service—National Capitol Region EPMT (Exotic Plant Management Team) are partnering to present two Invasive Plant Management trainings in the National Capitol Region. This training is designed for NPS natural resource staff, NPS maintenance staff, staff from partner agencies, organization and volunteers. The training provides an opportunity to gain knowledge in various aspects of invasive plant management. Sessions will be held indoors and outdoors. All sessions will be taught by natural resource management professionals. Most presenters hold pesticide applicators licenses in at least one state. Topics to be cover including (but are not limited to):
- Principles of Integrated Pest Management
- Chemical Safety and Labeling
- Data Management and Mapping
- See Attached Agendas Below for More Information on Sessions.
- June 6, 2013—NCTC, Shepherdstown, WV
- June 27, 2013— Fort Dupont, NPS, Washington, DC
- June 29, 2013— Fort Dupont, NPS, Washington, DC – Please note: This third session is a hands-on training focused on volunteers.
To request information on trainers or more information on the training, contact Laura Washington at [email protected] or (202) 727-8705.
There are currently two trainings scheduled for the following dates and locations:
June 6th, 2013
8:30am –3:00pm EST
National Conservation Training Center
NCTC - 698 Conservation Way,
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
June 27th, 2013
8:30am - 3:00pm EST
Fort Dupont National Park,
Fort Dupont Activity Center
Fort Dupont St SE
Washington, DC 20019
Map link to location: Fort Dupont Activity Center|
June 29th, 2013—Volunteer Field Training Day
9am—12pm (same meeting location at Fort Dupont Activity Center)
Cost: Both Trainings are FREE
Continuing Education Units: CEUs for MD and DC, WV, PA and VA Pesticide Applicators Licensees will be provided.
Lunch: Participants should bring a bag lunch as there are no other food options within range. A water bottle is also suggested.
Safety: Please bring sunscreen and water. Wear closed-toed shoes or boots and long pants.
Note: There is limited capacity for both dates. This registration page will reflect when registration is closed. After the capacity is reached participants will be placed on a waiting list and will be notified if slots become available.