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UF/IFAS Extension: EcoTalk and Walk - Alien Invaders! at Shamrock Park

Free Event

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 class link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ecotalk-and-walk-alien-invaders-at-shamrock-park-registration-52354208848

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

For questions or further information, please call 941-861-5000 or email sarasota@ifas.ufl.edu.

If you require special accommodations to attend one of our events, please contact us in advance at 941-861-5000 or sarasota@ifas.ufl.edu.

NOTE: Classes and events may be canceled at any time due to low registration or other circumstances, with full refunds issued for paid events. Similar classes or events often are offered on future dates.

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