Have you ever wanted to know more about the plant diversity that lurks in green wetland meadows and marshes? Dr. Mandy Little will share her knowledge of sedges, a plant family that dominates healthy Wisconsin wetlands.
Join fellow wetland enthusiasts for a special evening presentation featuring wildlife biologist Peter David from the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission, who will share wisdom he’s gleaned over his career from Manoomin (wild rice).
Yellow flag iris is a showy perennial invasive plant that grows in wetlands and on floating aquatic mats and forms very dense mats of rhizomes and crowds out native plant species.
If you have large stands of cattail taking over your wetland, you likely have one of the invasive cattails, and you should consider actions to control the cattail in order to make room for native plants in your wetland.
Garden valerian is a good example of how an invasive species can exist for many decades in small isolated pockets that don’t seem to be spreading, but then suddenly shows up everywhere.