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The Greenwich Land Trust Invasive Plant Management Workshop

April 4, 2013

Restoring our Natural Areas

Town Hall – 101 Field Point Road,
Greenwich, CT 06830.
Phone: (203) 622-7700

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

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.

Presentation: Anticipating Success – What Happens After You Remove that Invasive from your Ecosystem
John Peter Thompson

Break with refreshments

Greenwich—Looking to the Future

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

Parking Instructions

There is a large parking lot at Town Hall on the north side of the building (towards Route 1). It is metered and/or has numbered parking spaces which are tied to a parking machine system (cash or credit cards okay). There is no free parking in the area so please be prepared to use this lot.


Map is attached with parking lot marked. Town Hall Meeting Room is on first floor of building – a quick right turn when you get into the lobby.


April 4, 2013
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