MNPS Western Mountains Chapter Meeting and Program
Topic: Maryland's Invasive Ornamental Plant Ban Law: History and Implementation
Location: Appalachian Laboratory, Frostburg, MD
The Maryland Legislature established the state Invasive Plant Advisory Committee in 2011, to advise the Secretary of Agriculture on invasive plants whose production and sale should be limited within the state. Ms. Kyde will discuss the establishment of the IPAC, the system it is using to assess plant species risk, and the status of the Tier 1/Tier 2 plant list in Maryland.
Directions: From I-68 take exit 33 (Braddock Rd & Midlothian Rd exit). Follow Braddock Road approximately 0.2 miles to the entrance to Appalachian Lab on the left. There is plenty of parking in front.