Published on 01/22/08

Invasive weed conference Feb. 22 in Tifton

University of Georgia

Invasive weeds threaten the health of Georgia’s natural areas and forests. Land managers, homeowners, gardeners, nurserymen, landscape professionals or anyone who wants to learn more about this growing problem should attend the Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council annual conference Feb. 22 at the University of Georgia Tifton, Ga., Campus Conference Center.

Conference fee before Feb. 1 is $40 for GEPPC members and $50 for nonmembers. After Feb. 1, it’s $50 for members and $60 for nonmembers.

To register or to find out more, call (229) 386-3416. Or go to the Web site

Brad Haire is the former news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.