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Registration looming for upcoming workshop

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Monday, Oct. 11, is the registration deadline for the Saturday, Oct. 16, "Caring for our forests: Controlling invasive species," workshop at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

Don Carlson, WVC forester and Purdue University forester, will be joined by other experts and discuss invasive species damage to wildlife habitats and property values and how to successfully control or eradicate invasive species from land.

The information will focus on identification and impacts of species, management strategies and control options for private landowners.

After a noon meal, presenters will work with participants about application controls for invasives with outdoor hands-on training.

The workshop, which is open to the public, begins at 8:30 a.m., with registration.

Presentations begin at 9 a.m., and end at 2 p.m.

Cost is $15 per person.

To register or to obtain more information, call Robyn Morton at 812-535-2932 or log on to www.WhiteViolet.org.

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice is a ministry of the Sisters of Providence, a congregation of nearly 400 women religious, who have their motherhouse at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, located northwest of Terre Haute.

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin founded the Sisters of Providence in 1840.

Today, Sisters of Providence minister in 19 states, the District of Columbia, Taiwan and China.

For more information on Sisters of Providence, log on to www.SistersofProvidence.org.

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