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Lanark County Stewardship Council


Wild Parsnip Workshop

Participants were able to...

Listen to experts from the Ontario Invasive Plant Council, the Ontario Vegetation Management Association, the City of Ottawa, the County of Lanark, and the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit.

Learn about plant identification, threats to human health, pesticide use, and management options.

Hear how they are controlling wild parsnip in the city of Ottawa (rural and urban).

Discuss what is planned to control wild parsnip in Lanark County (mowing and spraying).

Ask Questions about the process, the impacts, and voice your opinions!


Below are several of the presentations from the workshop.




Dr. Paula Stewart- Leeds, Grenville, & Lanark District Health Unit




Iola Price – Ontario Invasive Plant Council








Nancy Cain- Cain Vegetation Inc.





City of Ottawa





Lanark County




Ontario Vegetation Management Association

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