In acknowledgment of New York Invasive Species week, July 7-13, 2019, the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County will be hosting this fun and informative class on making paper from both recycled and invasive plant materiel.
The class will have a brief discussion on invasive plants in New York State. Participants with receive a informative booklet of “NYS Prohibited and Regulated Invasive Plants” the holy grail of information on this subject for New York state. Then, the fun begins, every participant will leave with their very own artisan paper creations. Furthermore participants are encouraged to share any of their war stories, and battle strategies on how they combat invasive plants. Last but not least a handout will be provided by the class hosts with information on sources how to utilize invasive plants in many different ways and additional information on this subject.
Instructor: Marjorie Colao-Pullman is a Master Gardener CCE Ulster County class of 1999/2000 and a Master Forest Owner CCE Class of 2015. She is a local artist presently working in re-purposed and/or recycling materials creating mixed media creations.
Registration Deadline is July 6th 2019. There is a $15/person fee for this event. To register, visit http://ulster.cce.cornell.edu/events/2017/06/15/making-paper-from-invasive-plants