Activities

Think and Share

Est. Time 7 minutes (41-48 minutes into class)
Students are to write on the prompt below for 2 minute and should be prepared to share their response with the class.

A. (Think – 2 minute) Tweet Prompt in 140 characters or less “Draft a memo to President Morehead about how UGA should reduce the impact of invasive species on watershed on campus”

B. (Share – 5 minutes) The instructor will ask students to share their answers with the entire class and promote discussion. Many of the answers may be the same, so once students’ answers become repetitive, the instructor should ask for responses that are different than what has already been suggested.

Additional Resources:

Bringing Nature Home, Book and Blog: http://www.bringingnaturehome.net/what-to-plant.html

Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem: http://HealthInvasive.org/

Georgia Invasive Species Task Force: http://www.gainvasives.org/

Georgia Native Plant Society: http://gnps.org/

Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center's Native Plant Database: http://www.wildflower.org/plants/

U.S. Forest Service,.Miller, J.H., Manning, S. T. and Enloe, S. F. A Management Guide for Invasive Plants in Southern Forest. Available for Forest Service Office for free but the River Basin Center may have additional copies available.

USDA National Invasive Species Information Center: http://www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov/plants/main.shtml

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