Learning for Life: Keep an eye out for invasive plants

Did you know that invasive species negatively impact Alaskan Wildlife Habitat, Fisheries, Food Production and more in an economic way? That’s why June 20-25 was declared Invasive Species Awareness Week. Governor Walker has continued to address the importance of this with an Executive Proclamation and many Alaskans across the state continue to educate and eradicate harmful species. Take time to pull an invasive plant or learn about them. Stop by your local Cooperative Extension Service for a FREE booklet and celebrate Invasive Species Awareness Week by taking action today!

Your local Cooperative Extension Service is your year-round resource for a variety of topics, visit us today at the Doors and Windows Building on K-Beach Road between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. We are “Learning for Life.”

Submitted by Janice Chumley, UAF Cooperative Extension Service, Research Technician.

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