Thursday, December 10th, 2015

 

Plenary 2

8:00-10:00 Plenary session 2: State updates on spread of invasive plants

8:00-8:15 Welcome II (RENZ)

8:15-8:30 Indiana update (Ellen Jacquart, Indiana TNC)

8:30-8:45 Illinois update (Karla Gage, Southern Illinois University)

8:45-9:00 Wisconsin update (Mark Renz, University of Wisconsin-Madison)

9:00-9:15 Ohio update (Theresa Culley, University of Cincinnati)

9:15-10:00 When good plants go bad; mechanisms and effects of invasion (Mike Jenkins, Purdue University)

3:30-3:45 Integrating prescribed fire and invasive species control across Southern Illinois (Jesse Riechman, Southern Illinois Prescribed Burn Association; Kevin Rohling, River to River CWMA)

3:45-4:00 Lakes Country Cluster (Beth Williams)

4:00-4:15 Northern Indiana Cooperative Invasive Management (NICIM) (James Pothoff)

4:15-4:30 Southern Indiana Cooperative Invasive Management (SICIM) (Elizabeth Anne Mizell)

4:30-4:45 Brown County Native Woodlands Project (Ruth Ann Ingraham)

4:45-5:00 Indiana Coastal Cooperative Weed Management Area (Daniel Robertson, Shirley Henze Land Trust)

5:00-5:15 Monroe County–Identify and Reduce Invasive Species (Ellen Jacquart, Indiana TNC)

E Woody Invasive Species Control (Moderator: Ron Rathfon)

10:30–11:00 Control of Callery Pear in Pastures, Right-of-Ways, and Natural Areas (Scott Flynn, Dow AgroSciences)

11:00–11:30 Prescribed grazing for non-native invasive brush control in a Midwest hardwood forest (Ron Rathfon, Purdue University)

11:30–12:00 Can the invasive tree Ailanthus altissima be tamed with a native Verticillium fungus? (Joanne Rebbeck, Joan Jolliff, & Tim Fox; US Forest Service)

F Invasives in urban areas (Moderator: David Gorden)

10:30–11:00 Invasive plants in cities: a historical perspective based on the flora of Indianapolis (Rebecca Dolan, Butler University)

11:00–11:30 How Important are Ornamental Cultivars in Species Invasions? (Theresa Culley, Ilana Vinnik, & Yulia Vinnik, University of Cincinnati)

11:30–12:00 What MIPN is doing to reduce the sale of invasive ornamental plants (Mark Renz, University of Wisconsin Madison)

G Invasive Plant Mgmt in Grasslands (Moderator: Joe Omielan)

10:30–10:45 Use of Imazapyr for Old World Bluestem Control (Walter Fick, Kansas State University)

10:45–11:00 Effect of Mowing Timing on Johnsongrass Herbicide Efficacy (Joe Omielan & Michael Barrett, University of Kentucky)

11:00–11:30 Three Years of Mob Grazing Can Reduce Canada Thistle Populations in Cool Season Grass Pastures (Mark Renz, University of Wisconsin-Madison)

11:30–12:00 Restoring Floral Diversity to Non-Native Grass-Infested Sedge Meadows (Nathan Simons, Blue Heron Ministries, Inc)

H Biotic Interactions with Invasive Species (Chris May)

1:00–1:30 Effects of overabundant deer in the lower Midwest on native biodiversity and interactions with invasive species (Keith Clay, Indiana University)

1:30–2:00 Underplanting response to deer herbivory and Amur honeysuckle invasion in mixed hardwood forests (Charlotte Freeman, Mike Jenkins, & Douglass Jacobs; Purdue University).

2:00–2:30 The cascading effects of invasive alien plants on the structure of belowground food webs in woodland ecosystems (Matthew McCary, José-Cristian Martinez & David H. Wise, University of Illinois at Chicago; Lauren Umek, Northwestern University; and Liam Heneghan, DePaul University)

2:30–3:00 Do soil communities differ between native and invasive dune grasses on Great Lakes sand dunes? (Matthew Reid & Sarah Emery, University of Louisville)

I Herbaceous Invasive Plants (Moderator: Tony Summers)

1:00–1:30 Purple loosestrife control with herbicides: 10 years of applications (Stevan Knezevic and Jon Scott, University of Nebraska)

1:30–2:00 Purple loosestrife biological control in Indiana. Nineteen years of success and limitations (Richard Dunbar, Indiana Department of Natural Resources)

2:00–2:30 From Lab to Landscape: What Factors Affect Japanese Knotweed Control (Tony Summers & Mark Renz, University of Wisconsin Madison)

2:30–3:00 Achyranthes japonica: A growing threat (Travis Neal, Lauren Schwartz, & David Gibson, Southern Illinois University)

J CWMA Update/Interaction 

3:30 – 3:45:  Integrating prescribed fire and invasive species control across Southern Illinois (Jesse Riechman, Southern Illinois Prescribed Burn Association; Kevin Rohling, River to River CWMA) 

3:45 – 4:00:  Lakes Country Cluster (Beth Williams)

4:00 – 4:15: Northern Indiana Cooperative Invasive Management (NICIM) (James Pothoff)

4:15 – 4:30: Southern Indiana Cooperative Invasive Management (SICIM) (Elizabeth Anne Mizell)

4:30 – 4:45: Brown County Native Woodlands Project (Ruth Ann Ingraham)

4:45 – 5:00: Indiana Coastal Cooperative Weed Management Area (Daniel Robertson, Shirley Henze Land Trust)

5:00 – 5:15: Monroe County – Identify and Reduce Invasive Species (Ellen Jacquart, Indiana TNC)