The Greenwich Land Trust Invasive Plant Management Workshop

Restoring our Natural Areas

Agenda

Thursday April 4th, 2013
8:30 am to 9:00 am Registration and Snacks
9:10 am to 9:30 am Introductions - Virginia Gwynn - Executive Director, The Greenwich Land Trust
9:30 am to 10:15 am Presentation: Invasive Plant Management in Connecticut
Logan Senack - Connecticut Invasive Plant Coordinator
10:15 am to 11:00 am Presentation: Prevention and Early Detection of Invasive species
Randy G. Westbrooks, Ph.D. - Invasive Plant Prevention Specialist
11:00 am to 11:45 am Presentation: Mapping and Monitoring Strategies: Collecting Weed Data in Natural Areas
Chuck Bargeron - Information Technology Director, Center for Invasive Species & Ecosystem Health at the University of Georgia
11:45-12:00 Presentation: Utilizing digital tools in local invasive plant control
Steven Conaway - Stewardship & Outreach Manager, The Greenwich Land Trust
12:00 am to 1:00 pm Lunch Provided
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Presentation: Utilizing Selective Methods for Invasive Plant Management
Steven T Manning - President, Invasive Plant Control, Inc.
2:00-2:45 Presentation: Anticipating Success - What Happens After You Remove that Invasive from your Ecosystem
John Peter Thompson
2:45-3:00 Break with refreshments
3:00-3:20 Greenwich—Looking to the Future
3:00-3:30 Open Discussion: invite local speakers from the Audubon center and other land management partners

Primary topics
  • Developing a Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area
  • Next Steps to Partnering for Success
3:30 pm Adjourn
Invasive Plant Control, Inc.