Speaker: Douglas Cygan
Title: Invasive Upland Plant Species of New Hampshire
Doug has been the Invasive Species Coordinator for the NH Department of Agriculture for the past 15-years as well as being a nursery inspector and an Authorized Certification Official for the USDA. Prior to this he was a Wetlands Permitting Officer for the NH Department of Environmental Services (DES) for 2-years, and before that he was a Senior Environmental Manager for the NH Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Bureau of Environment for 7-years. In 1992 he graduated from the University of Maine, Orono, with a B.S and an A.S in Plant Science with a minor in Conservation Biology and Wetland Science.
Doug will provide an in-depth look at upland invasive plant species of New Hampshire. Attendees will learn about the various issues, New Hampshire rules and regulations, characteristics, identifying features and control measures of some of the most aggressive non-native plants here in the Granite State.