Experienced and novice gardeners alike are invited to pick up some new skills at the Akisqnuks Invasive Plant Workshop.

The free workshop, hosted by the Akisqnuk First Nation, the East Kootenay Invasive Plant Council and the Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society, is on June 2nd from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m at Lakeshore Resort and Campground.

The workshop will focus on weed identification, integrated management options, reporting weed locations, application techniques, and how to find resources.

A variety of speakers will be on hand to lead the workshop. Speakers include First Nation experts, biologists, agrologists, contract sprayers and herbicide representatives.

To register, contact Todd Larsen at coordinator@ekipc.com or by phone at 250-919-7826