What Has Wandered Into Your Woods? Workshop


Friday, February 1, 2019
Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
EB Lyons Interpretative Center
Mines of Spain
(8991 Bellevue Heights Rd. Dubuque)


Native plants provide more benefits for the environment than non-native plants, including better food and habitat for animals and pollinators. Help us protect our native ecosystem by removing invasive species and implementing sound land management practices.


  • Hear from experts on how the state park cares for native trees and plants, including how they are dealing with invasive plants such as Oriental bittersweet which chokes out native trees.
  • Learn how to identify, treat and remove invasives species.
  • Discover the importance of native plants.


Questions? Contact: Emily Swihart at 563-260-1000


$10 registration fee covers lunch and handouts. Registration is now closed. Late registrations and walk-ins are welcome. If possible, please contact Emily Swihart to help organizers.

Speakers include the Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ Tivon Feeley, state forester Mark Vitosh and more.


This event is possible thanks to support from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, the U.S. Forest Service and Syngenta's Operation Pollinator.