NIIPP Invasive Plant Workshop 2012 Presentations

NIIPP Invasive Plant Workshop 2012 Presentations  

Updates on New Invaders/Plants at Our Borders 

Update on New Invaders Watch Program Website and Access - Deb Maurer, Lake County FPD (no PowerPoint available)

Microstegium vimineum (Japanese stiltgrass): Natural History and Control - Chris Evans, River to River Cooperative Weed Management Area (takes a little while to load)  

Invasive Ornamental  Plants

Miscanthus spp. (Japanese and Chinese silvergrass) - Kay Havens, Chicago Botanic Garden

Euonymus spp. (Burning bush) - Brendon Panke, University of Wisconsin, Madison  


Aquatic Issues

Hydrilla Management Plan - Cathy McGlynn, NIIPP Coordinator

NPDES Permits for Use of Herbicides in Aquatic Areas - Leslie Lowry, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency    


Best Management Practices

Asian Bittersweet - Rebecca Grill, Park District of Highland Park

Reed Canary Grass - Ryan Campbell, Fermilab Natural Areas

Phragmites - Brook Herman, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Tall Goldenrod - David Hodge, Turning Leaf Conservation

Wild Chervil - Ben Haberthur, Kane County FPD    


New Herbicides and Application Methods

Herbicide Update - Rick Shulte, Crop Production Services Buckthorn Wand - Jim Steffen, Chicago Botanic Garden (no PowerPoint available)

Phragmites Wiper Tool - Cathy McGlynn, NIIPP Coordinator  3:15 – 3:30 pm       


Final Questions and Closing Remarks