On Wednesday, May 23, The Ipswich Conservation Commission Speaker’s Series will be hosting De Rosa Environmental Consulting, Inc. for a program on ‘Identifying and Eliminating Common Invasive Plants on Your Landscape’. This program is at 7 p.m. at the Ipswich Town Hall in Room A. It is open and free to the general public. For further information about this presentation, please call the Ipswich Conservation Commission Office at 978 356-6661.
The following invasive plants will be highlighted: Asiatic Bittersweet, Multiflora Rose, Honeysuckle, Glossy Buckthorn, English Privet, Burning Bush, Japanese Barberry, Japanese Knotweed and Phragmites. Besides learning how to identify each species, the plants will be divided into two categories, the ones easiest to remove and the ones you will need to get professional help to remove. The correct way of disposing of invasive plants will be discussed as will the important role of native plants.
DeRosa Environmental Consulting was started in 1994 by Michael De Rosa. The company specializes in habitat restoration and wetland restoration projects. Ecological principles inform its design and restoration practices. Mike De Rosa along with his associates Tyler Ferrick, Abigail Manzi and Evin Guvendiren will be presenting this informative program.