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Chapter Meeting

March 26 “Invasive Non-Native Plants – and How to Get Rid of Them”

“Non-native, invasive plants are destroying biodiversity and wreaking havoc in our backyards, neighborhoods, parks and preserves,” stated Cheryl Hamilton, How do you recognize them? How do you eradicate them?” Hamilton, our speaker this month and co-founder of the Invaders of Texas Program, Balcones chapter, provides us with the tools.

Collin County Chapter – Native Plant Alternatives to Invasives

Our March 5th chapter meeting will include a presentation by Deedy Wright on “I’m Being Invaded! What Can I Do?”. Her talk will define the term “invasive” and discuss reasons for how and why these plants are here, and the damage they do to our environment. In addition, eco-region-specific native “alterNatives” are suggested for some of the more common invasive plants. Our program opens at 6:30, and at 7:00, Rodney Thomas, chapter president, will have a short chapter update, followed by the presentation.

Invasive Plant Database

National Invasive Species Awareness Week

Today starts National Invasive Species Awareness Week. The week is intended to raise awareness about invasive species throughout the country and world. Through outreach programs and communications, the week is