Buffelgrass Eradication and Control Training

posted Monday, June 18, 2007        

Buffelgrass is threatening Arizona‘s native deserts; it is a fire risk and doubling its stronghold annually!

You can Help! Sign-up and Learn How!

The Class Goal is to teach and activate as many people as possible to join the effort to eradicate buffelgrass during the upcoming July and August monsoon growing season!

The class will cover the following topics:

· Regional Impacts and Consequences
· Identification
· Eradication Methods and Tools for site specific area
· Ongoing Maintenance Programs
· Safe practices (will include a short field trip)

SAIAT is committed to the Community’s Goal to Stomp-out Buffelgrass and offers classes this June and July!

About the Instructor:

Charles Barclay earned his degree from the University of Arizona in Renewable Natural Resources and 1996. Since then he has worked for the National Park Services, the U.S. Forest Services, and is currently a supervisor for the Management of Invasive Species with the Arizona Department of Transportation. Mr. Barclay is a certified pesticide applicator and manages and trains teams in the conservation of the native desert while eradicating buffelgrass and other invasive plants along our roadways.

Who Should Attend: All are Welcome!

Target Groups are developers, HOA’s, landscape companies, public agencies, property management companies, utility companies, and YOU!

Buffelgrass Eradication and Control Training
When: June 29th, 2007
July 14th, 2007
Time: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Where: SAIAT
3000 E. Valencia Rd., Ste. 190
Tucson, AZ 85706
Cost: $49.00 (Continental
Breakfast Included!)
Register Today!

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