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Cheatgrass Treatment Free Workshop
September 13, 2019 @ 8:30 am
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies & Gunnison Conservation District
Gunnison County Fairgrounds, Fred Field Heritage Center, Van Tuyl Room
275 S Spruce St A
Gunnison, CO 81230
Cheatgrass is an annual invasive grass, and its range is expanding in the Gunnison Basin. This plant increases wildﬁre frequency, reduces forage for livestock and big game, and reduces the quality of wildlife habitat. If you want to learn how to control this plant on your land, please join us for a FREE informational workshop on cheatgrass ecology and management!
Topics will include:
Impacts of grazing on cheatgrass
Impacts of cheatgrass on ﬁre
Reducing the spread
Other weeds to treat
How to calibrate equipment
Public‐private treatment collaboration
Cost is FREE but RSVP required. Lunch will be provided!
Please bring your own spraying equipment to calibrate.
Aleshia Rummel (970) 707‐3044
Marcella Tarantino (970) 707‐3049