Invasive Species PowerPoint Presentation Activity
(Est. Time 20 minutes) Introduction to Invasive Species (Lecture with Powerpoint)
- What are exotic-invasive plants?
- What makes an species-invasive
- Why are they a concern to forests, people and watershed health?
- Outcompete / damage native ecosystems (biodiversity, health and productivity)
- Economic impacts
- Characteristics of invasive species
- What can UGA do (effective management strategies)?
- Removal / Herbicide / biological spread
- Establishment of native vegetation helps local wildlife
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