Now for the Michigan Invasive Plant Council 2009 Symposium!!!
and Preventing the Spread of Invasive Plant Species through Public
Spaces and Corridors"
The Lincoln Room Kellogg Center—East Lansing, MI
fees are $75 for members, $100 for non-members, and includes lunch.
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
Check out www.invasiveplantsmi.org
for updates and conference registration information.
9:00-9:15 Opening Comments
9:15-10:00 Perry Rossa, Meade and Hunt: Wisconsin’s
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
1:00-1:45 Erin Mittendorf, The Stewardship Network: Stewardship
Network Clusters and
Cooperative Weed Management Areas:
An Approach to Invasive
1:45-2:30 Barbara Lucas, Washtenaw County: Using Educational Videos
to Teach about Invasive Plant
2:30-2:45 Afternoon Break
2:45-3:15 John Legge, TNC: Lyme Grass: Early
Detection and Rapid
Response along the Lake
3:15-4:00 Kelly Rice, JFNew: A
Three-Year Monitoring Study on the
Effects of Invasive
Species Spread After Completion of a
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