It’s more than just weeds in your garden - it’s ecosystem invasion.
‘Plant succession’ is the term used for non-seasonal cumulative changes in the species and types of plants that occupy a given area over time.
Invasive plants can invade ecosystems and alter these natural succession pathways. All land management strategies also impact natural succession pathways.
For the Central Colorado Humanists Sunday Science program April 7 at the Salida Scout Hut, 210 E. Sackett Ave., Kayla Malone, Noxious Weed Program Supervisor for Chaffee and Lake Counties be discussing the impacts that non-native, invasive species have on a landscape as well as the costs associated with non-native plant invasion.
She will also reveal the methods available for the control of invasive species and the range of ecological considerations of the impacts of these various control methods.
CCH sponsors Sunday Science presentations on the first Sunday of each month. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. so the program can begin promptly at 10.
A discussion and light refreshments will follow the talk. Admission is free, while donations to help defray costs are always welcome.