POSTPONED - UF/IFAS Extension: EcoWalk - Alien Invaders!
- Date: 03/19/2020 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
- Location: Shamrock Park and Nature Center
3900 Shamrock Drive
Venice, Florida 34293
Please note that this event has been postponed until further notice. For the safety and health of our customers, staff and community, UF/IFAS Extension and Sarasota County Government administrators have issued guidance that limits interaction with group settings in an effort to stem the coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak. We are working on alternative course delivery methods, such as online/webinar offerings, and will provide information as it becomes available.
Join a UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County educator at Shamrock Park for a brief presentation followed by a walking tour to identify non-native, invasive plants and animals.
Learn about how and when they were introduced to our region, and find out what you can do to be a responsible property owner.
Register early through ufsarasotaext.eventbrite.com to reserve your spot and receive notice of any changes.
Eventbrite registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ecowalk-alien-invaders-registration-80547412479
Non-native invasive plants and animals are one of the leading threats to native biodiversity around the world.
They can negatively affect property values, agricultural productivity, public utilities, fisheries, tourism, outdoor recreation, and ecosystem function, and are estimated to cost the United States as much as $120 billion in economic damages and control measures each year.
NOTE: Appropriate for ages 12 and up.
Instructor: UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County educator
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