Invasive plants are wreaking havoc on native habitats worldwide. This workshop include the reasons why invasive plants are a problem and the identification of the Top 20 Invasive Species in Greater San Antonio. The workshop will discuss eradication and management strategies and the restoration of landscapes using native plant alternatives. A plant walk to identify invasive plants is included. The program is limited to 12.
This program will be conducted by Cheryl Hamilton, an Alamo Area Master Naturalist, a member of The Boerne and San Antonio Chapters of the Native Plant Society of Texas, and co-founder of the Balcones Chapter of the Invaders of Texas. The Balcones Chapter has eradicated more than 55,000 invasive plants since 2010. In 2011, Cheryl received the Outstanding Citizen Scientist Award from the Texas Invasive Plants and Pest Council (TIPPC) and the NPSOT President’s Award of Excellence.