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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