Interested in learning more about invasive plants or forest pests? Want to get outside and help survey for pests or pull invasive plants? Check out this list of invasives-related workshops, trainings, webinars and community events happening around Vermont and the region. While some events and programs are seasonal, education events, surveys and webinars are offered throughout the year. We update this regularly so keep checking back for new trainings, or events in your area.

Spread the word about upcoming events, workshops, and trainings in your community by adding your events to the list. Please note: We review all submissions, so it may take a few days for your event to appear on the calender.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 6:15pm - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 9:00pm

This non-credit course is a thirteen-week course presented in online webinar sessions lasting 3 hours each. Learn the basics of home horticulture from UVM faculty and Vermont horticulture professionals. Course topics include: Botany Basics, Entomology, Plant Diseases, Food Production, Soil Fertility, Perennials and Annuals, Sustainable Landscaping, Rain Gardens, Turf and Weeds and Invasive Plant Control. Students may choose to watch the recordings of classes at their convenience if they are not able to join the live webinar sessions.

Master Gardener Certification

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Tune in for a webinar hosted by the Emerald Ash Borer Information Network on Setting EAB Management Priorities in Maryland. 

Presentor is Ann Hairston Strang from the  Maryland Department of Natual Resources, Forest Service.

The webinar starts at 11 am.  Click here for more information and to join the webinar!

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Tune in for a webinar hosted be the Emerald Ash Borer Information Network on Staging an Urban EAB Infestation to Improve Protection and Planning Efforts.

Presentor will be Cliff Sadof of Purdue University's Department of Entomology.

Webinar starts at 11am.  Click here to learn more and join the weinbar!