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GLIN==> Midwest Invasive Plants Symposium agenda - Dec 13 and 14



For Further Information Contact: 
Kevin Gibson, Purdue University, (765) 496-2161, kgibson@purdue.edu 
Kelly Kearns, WI DNR, (608) 267-5066, kelly.kearns@wisconsin.gov

> Registration is open and the agenda is out for the Midwest Invasive Plant Symposium being held in Milwaukee WI Dec. 13 and 14 
> The North Central Weed Science Society (NCWSS), Midwest Invasive Plant Network (MIPN) and the Invasive Plants Association of Wisconsin (IPAW) will cosponsor a two-day program (Dec. 13 and 14) on invasive plants in the Midwest. The program will be held during the NCWSS Annual Meeting at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Milwaukee, Dec. 12-14, 2006. IPAW and MIPN will also hold their annual meetings at the conference. 
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> The Invasive Plants Symposium will give land managers and landowners the opportunity to meet with other land managers, researchers, extension agents, and herbicide and restoration company representatives to discuss the need for further research and products for invasive plant control. 
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> Registration is $40 for one day and $60 for both days. Register on-line at www.ncwss.org. Select "Annual Meeting". You may also print out a registration form from the website and mail it in with a check. If doing this - mark the amount you will be paying for the symposium ($40/one day or $60/two days) to the right of where you mark it on the form. 
>  For more information on the conference, please visit the NCWSS website at www.ncwss.org the IPAW website at www.ipaw.org or the MIPN website at www.mipn.org. The Hyatt will reserve rooms at the conference rate until November 9. Check the NCWSS website for a link to the Hyatt and other nearby hotels with rooms reserved for the conference. 
> For Further Information Contact: 
> Kevin Gibson, Purdue University, (765) 496-2161, kgibson@purdue.edu 
> Kelly Kearns, WI DNR, (608) 267-5066, kelly.kearns@wisconsin.gov
> 
> Wednesday December 13
> Poster presentations (see attached list) and non-profit exhibits will be available for viewing all day
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> Invited Speakers:
> 8:00	Overview of Federal Programs and Legislation Affecting Invasive Plants - Lee Van Wychen, WSSA, Wash. DC
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> 8:30	MIPN: A Regional Approach to Reducing the Impact of Invasive Plants - Kate Howe, MIPN Coordinator and TNC Indianapolis, IN
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> 9:00	Invasion, Dominance and Species Loss in Wisconsin Forest Understories - Dave Rogers, Univ. of  WI - Madison
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> 9:30	Restoration in the Face of Invasion by European Buckthorn - Liam Heneghan, DePaul University, Chicago, IL	
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> 10:00	Discussion and Break
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> 10:30	Exotic Earthworm Invasions: Landscape Patterns and Changes in Native Forest Plant Communities - Cindy Hale, Univ of MN
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> 11:00	Amur Honeysuckle: a Successful Shrub that Reduces Overstory Productivity - Brian McCarthy, Ohio University-Athens
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> 11:30	Garlic Mustard: an Unremarkable English Wildflower Conquering America - Steve Hallett, Purdue University
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> 12:00	Lunch (on your own) and MIPN annual meeting (all are invited to attend and learn about MIPN)
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> 1:30 - 6:00 Contributed presentations (see attachment for titles and speakers)
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> evening - NCWSS Awards Banquet (register separately for this if registering only for the Invasives Symposium)	
> 	- Informal workshop on Cooperative Weed Management Areas for persons involved in or considering starting a CWMA
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> Thursday December 14 (note - there will be 2 concurrent sessions on Thursday)
> Invasive species poster presentations (see attached list), vendors and non-profit exhibits will be available for viewing all day
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> Session A	
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> Stop Wasting Time on Invasives - Plan Your Way to Success - Ellen Jacquart, The Nature Conservancy, IN
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> Applying Herbicides Safely and Legally - Roger Flashinski, University of WI - Madison	
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> Applying Herbicides Effectively and Accurately - David Fischer, University of WI - Madison, WI	
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> Lunch and IPAW annual meeting (all are invited to attend)> 
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> Spray Tank Additives: Why, When, What, and How to Use Them - Rick Shulte, UAP Timberland LLC, WI  	
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> How to Find Funding for Invasive Species Control Programs - Jim Bean, BASF, TN		
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> Matching Needs with Products: Role of Herbicides in Invasive Plant Mgmt - Robert Masters, Dow AgroSciences, IN
> (bring your questions about what herbicides are available for your species of concern) 
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> Linking Questions to Answers: Improving Communication Among Researchers, Land Managers, and Extension Personnel	- John Cardina, Ohio State University - Wooster, Mark Renz, University of  WI - Madison  				
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> Session B
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> A Round Table Discussion about Herbicide Alternatives - David G. Borneman, City of Ann Arbor, MI; Lisa A. Brush, 	Michigan Stewardship Network; Mary Blackmore, Blackmore in Nature, Forreston, IL; Roger C. Anderson, IL State 	University, Normal; Ray W. Newman, Chippewa National Forest, Cass Lake, MN
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> New Invasive Trees and Shrubs in the Midwest	 - Debbie Maurer, Lake County Forest Preserve District, Grayslake, IL, Kelly Kearns,WI DNR and Jennifer Hilmer, Holden Arboretum, OH
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> New Invaders: Status of Some Non-native Invasive Vines in the Midwest - Jody Shimp, Illinois DNR
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> New Terrestrial Herbaceous Invaders in the Midwest - Debbie Maurer, Kelly Kearns and Jennifer Hilmer		
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> Lunch and IPAW annual meeting (all are invited to attend)
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> Multiflora Rose Control Workshop 
> 	Biology of multiflora rose - Jerry D. Doll, Univ. of WI - Madison
> 	Herbicide recommendations for control of multiflora rose - Mark M. Loux, Ohio State Univ., Columbus
> 	Management of multiflora rose in West Virginia with grazing and herbicides - Rakesh Chandran, West Virginia Univ.
> 	Biological control of multiflora rose with insects and diseases - Laura Jesse, Iowa State University, Ames
> 	Tackling Multiflora Rose at a Multi-county Level with Multiple Strategies in Wisconsin. - Steve Kohlstedt, Univ.WI Extension, Richland Center
> Garlic Mustard Control Workshop
> 	The Garlic Mustard Biocontrol Story: Past, Present and Future	- Jeanie Katovich, Univ. of MN, St. Paul
>             Monitoring Garlic Mustard in Anticipation of Future Biocontrol Releases - Laura Van Riper, Univ. of MN, St. Paul
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> Buckthorn Control Workshop
> 	Buckthorn Biology, Invasiveness, and Management - Kathleen Knight, US Forest Service, Ohio and Roger Becker, Univ.of MN, St. Paul
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For Further Information Contact: 
Kevin Gibson, Purdue University, (765) 496-2161, kgibson@purdue.edu 
Kelly Kearns, WI DNR, (608) 267-5066, kelly.kearns@wisconsin.gov

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