You are cordially invited to come and chat with a scientist about an interesting and/or controversial science topic. Patterned after the International Cafe Scientifique, the Science Department has initiated an outreach program to promote public interest in science. Our goal is simply to have regularly scheduled sessions for informal discussions of scientific topics.
This week: Invasive Plant Species in Your Michigan Backyard
An invasive species is one that is not native and whose introduction causes harm, or is likely to cause harm to the local economy, environment, or human health. In this presentation of by Erin Pavloski, Regional Invasive Species Coordinator at the Ingham Conservation District in Mason, learn about your local Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA), some invasive species to watch for in your backyard, and how you can help manage invasive species in Michigan.