Oriskany, NY (WIBX) - The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County is hosting a class about poisonous and invasive plants.

On May 16th, at the CCE Office on Second Street in Oriskany, Master Gardener Lucas Russell will address problems caused by non-native plants damaging stable ecosystems.

Those attending will learn how to identify, handle and control invasive and poisonous plants in their own backyards.

The cost to attend is $5. For more information or to register for the class, contact the Oneida County Cornell Extension Office at (315) 736-3394.