WHAT: Aquatic Plant Workshop
WHEN: Tuesday, June 19th from 10:00am - 3:30pm
WHERE: Delta Ponds in Eugene
DETAILS: The Willamette River supports diverse native plant and wildlife populations and provides clean water to Oregonians. Land managers, scientists, and concerned citizens are working together throughout the Willamette Basin to address the growing issue of aquatic invasives. Join staff from Willamette Riverkeeper, the City of Eugene, Benton SWCD, Portland State University, Oregon State Parksand other members of the Willamette Aquatic Invasive Network for a hands-on workshop on the Willamette River at Delta Ponds in Eugene.
Workshop participants will learn to identify, survey for aquatic weeds, and effectively hand pull priority weeds through an on-the-water workshop at Delta Ponds. Paddle your own boat, or reserve a space in a City of Eugene canoe. Water Weed Field Guide provided.
BRING: Pack two full water bottles, a warm layer, sun protection (glasses, hat and sunscreen), brown bag lunch, snacks, and closed-toe shoes.