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Invasive and Exotic Species Field Day


The program will explore the many different mammals, plants, fish, and insects that have made their way to Texas from other parts of the globe and their effects, both good and bad, to our native ecosystem. For those with a Private, Commercial, or Non-Commercial Pesticide license there will be 5 CEU Hours offered pending TDA approval. The program will begin at 8:30am and will adjourn at 3:00pm. Lunch will be provided. Cost for the event will be $15 if you RSVP or $20 at the door.
Sept. 22, 2017
Mansfield Park Rec Hall 2886 Hwy 16 N, Bandera
Pre-registration: Required
Cost: $15 pre-registration ($20 at the door)
5 Hours (Pending) TDA CEU’s for Commercial, Non-Commercial & Private Applicators (2 hour General, 2 hour IPM, 1 hour L&R)
8:30 – 9 am • Registration
9 -10 am • Feral Hogs
Josh Helcel, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
10 - 11 am • Exotic Wildlife Effects in Texas
Dr. Maureen Frank, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
11 am–noon • Aquatic Invasive Species
Levi Sparks, Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater Dist.
Noon – 1 pm • Lunch
1 – 2 pm • Invasive Rangeland Plants
Kason Haby - NRCS
2 – 3 pm • Identifying and Managing Invasive Insects
Michael Haynes, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Wrap-up

Please preregister with the Bandera County Extension Office at 2886 HWY 16 N, Bandera, TX 78003, (830) 796-7755 or at to ensure an accurate count for the meal and handouts.
Educational programs of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. If you need any special accommodations or require auxiliary aids to participate, please contact the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Office, Bandera County at 830-796-7755 two (2) weeks prior to the event so that we can consider your request