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Register Now for the Michigan Invasive Plant Council 2009 Symposium!!!
"Minimizing and Preventing the Spread of Invasive Plant Species through Public
Spaces and Corridors"

March 6, 2009
The Lincoln Room Kellogg Center—East Lansing, MI
(http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg/)

Registration fees are $75 for members, $100 for non-members, and includes lunch.

Register now for the Michigan Invasive Plant Council (MIPC) 2009 symposium, titled "Minimizing and Preventing the Spread of Invasive Plant Species through Public Spaces and Corridors." The symposium will have a variety of presentations focused on the prevention and control of invasive plant species through public spaces, corridors, and rights-of-way. DRAFT AGENDA NOW AVAILABLE BELOW!!!

Check out www.invasiveplantsmi.org for updates and conference registration information.

8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:15 Opening Comments

9:15-10:00 Perry Rossa, Meade and Hunt: Wisconsin’s Utility and
Transportation Rights-of-Way Best Management Practices
for Invasive Species
10:00-10:30 Ulrika Zay, MDOT: Invasive Species Best Practices at MDOT

10:30-10:45 Morning Break

10:45-11:30 Phyllis Higman, Michigan Natural Features Inventory: Moving
beyond a shot-gun approach to tackle invasive species
11:30-12:00 Chip Francke, Ottawa County Parks: Invasive Species Control
Efforts throughout Ottawa County Parks

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-1:45 Erin Mittendorf, The Stewardship Network: Stewardship
Network Clusters and Cooperative Weed Management Areas:
An Approach to Invasive Species Management
1:45-2:30 Barbara Lucas, Washtenaw County: Using Educational Videos
to Teach about Invasive Plant Species

2:30-2:45 Afternoon Break

2:45-3:15 John Legge, TNC: Lyme Grass: Early Detection and Rapid
Response along the Lake Michigan Shore
3:15-4:00 Kelly Rice, JFNew: A Three-Year Monitoring Study on the
Effects of Invasive Species Spread After Completion of a
Transmission Line Replacement Project

Please email questions to:

Brian Majka
616-847-1680
bmajka@jfnew.com

Thank you for your interest in and dedication to preserving Michigan's natural landscape!



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