Assistant Director, Communications, Ohio Sea Grant College Program
This Organisms in Trade webinar teaches viewers about invasive plants and practical steps you can take to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species.
Aquatic plants in water gardens and along the edges of lakes, ponds, and streams are gaining popularity with many gardeners. These “wet-loving” plants can bring terrific visual appeal and drama to the residential landscape, but some species have invasive tendencies that threaten the ecology of our natural areas.In this webinar, viewers will learn about aquatic invasive plants and the problems they can cause, how science is being used to assess the ecological risk behind exotic plants, and practical steps one can take to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species.
Greg Hitzroth, Organisms in Trade Outreach Specialist, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant
Reuben Keller, Assistant Professor, Loyola University Chicago