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Nevada Naturalist 2015 Lecture Series continues

Posted 3/6/2015

Cheat grass on left, red brome on right

Cheat grass on left, red brome on right — two invasive grasses that become fire hazards when they dry out. Photo courtesy of Cooperative Extension.

Find out which weeds are becoming resistant to the methods used to control them

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Nevada Naturalist program presents Weeds: Why Worry? as part of the 2015 Lecture Series on March 24. The hour-long presentation begins at 7 p.m.

Join Associate Professor and Social Horticulture Specialist Angela O’Callaghan as she discusses the regulations governing invasive plants and the alarming rates at which weeds are becoming resistant to the methods used to control them.

The 2015 Lecture Series will be held at the Lifelong Learning Center located at 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nev. For more information, email or call Denise Parsons at 702-948-5906.

Nevada Naturalist, a Cooperative Extension program, focuses on giving a broad understanding of nature to participants interested in learning, volunteering, teaching and participating in conservation projects and issues. The program will also give participants the skills and confidence necessary to make a difference for environmental stewardship and conservation in southern Nevada.

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