Oral Sessions - Wednesday October 22nd, 2014

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Aquatic Invasive Species Early Detection and Rapid Response

Occurrence of Zebra Mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) Veligers in Residual Water from Minnesota Watercraft Gary Montz, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Division of Ecological and Water Resources

Toward Forecasting Microbial Invasions in the Great Lakes Randall E. Hicks1, Andrew J. Reed2, Brian J. Badgley3, Caitlin M. Sloan1, and Michael J. Sadowsky4; 1University of Minnesota-Duluth, 2U.S.D.A. Agricultural Research Service, 3Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and 4University of Minnesota

Bacterial Antibiotic and Heavy Metal Resistance Genes Discharged into the Duluth-Superior Harbor Caitlin Sloan1, Andrew J. Reed2, Michael J. Sadowsky3, and Randall E. Hicks1; 1University of Minnesota-Duluth, 2U.S.D.A. Agricultural Research Service, and 3University of Minnesota

Response to the New Zealand Mudsnail Discovery in Wisconsin Maureen Ferry1, Susan Graham1, Jodi Lepsch1, Laura MacFarland,2, David Rowe,1, Jeanne Scherer1, Deborah Seiler1, Michael Sorge1, Kris Stepenuck3, and Erin Vennie-Vollrath,1; 1Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, 2River Alliance of Wisconsin, and 3University of Wisconsin Extension

Mounting a Rapid Response to Invasive Aquatic Plants: the EDRR Experience Phyllis Higman1, Sue Tangora2, and Amos Ziegler,3; 1Michigan Natural Features Inventory, 2Michigan Department of Natural Resources - Wildlife Division, and 3Michigan State University, Applied Spatial Ecology and Technical Services Laboratory

Ballast Water Regulation and Implementation

Panel Discussion - Ballast Water Regulation and Implementation: Where Are We Today? Craig Middlebrook, St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation; Dale Bergeron, Great Lakes Sea Grant Network and Minnesota Sea Grant; Adele Yorde, Duluth Seaway Port Authority

Large Scale Management and Restoration

Prioritizing Large-Scale Invasive Species Management on Tribal Lands: 4,300 Acres, 900 Mapped Populations, Where Do We Start? Dan Salas1 and Randy Poelma2; 1Cardno and 2Ho-Chunk Department of Environmental Health

Landscape-Scale Conservation: Bridging the Gaps between Public, Private, Professional and Volunteer Conservation Efforts Spencer Kellum and Lisa Brush, The Stewardship Network

Yet Another Forest Restoration Project, But So Far, So Good: The Continuing Story of a Multi-Year Oak Forest Restoration Effort Paul Kortebein, Three Rivers Park District, MN

Battle Tactics from Camp Ripley: Update on the War on Invasive Species Kayla Malone1, Laura Donahue1, and Tim Notch,2; 1Saint Cloud State University and 2Camp Ripley, MN

What Price Restoration: Budgeting for Invasive Species Removal and Project Maintenance Chris May, The Nature Conservancy

Outreach: Working With Partners

Multi-Partner Efforts to Protect the Largest Freshwater Lake in the World from Aquatic Invasive Species Matt Preisser1, Marilee Chase2, Rob Hyde3, Doug Jensen4, John Jereczek5, Henry Quinlan6, Kyle Rogers2, and Michele Wheeler7; 1Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Office of the Great Lakes, 2Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, 3Environment Canada, 4Minnesota Sea Grant, 5Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, 6U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 7Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Team Up for Clean Water Harold Dziuk and David Lick, Itasca Water Legacy Partnership

Educating Farmers and Ag Professionals about Invasive Species in Pesticide Training Workshops Gary Wyatt, University of Minnesota Extension

The Power of Art Over Argument: Adapting This Concept to Advance the Invasive Species Movement Steven Manning, Invasive Plant Control, Inc.

Come Together, Right Now, Over EAB Peggy Compton1 and Cara Carper2; 1University of Wisconsin-Extension and 2Southwest Badger Resource Conservation and Development

Biology and Impact of Emerald Ash Borer and Gypsy Moth

Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis), Current Status in the Western Great Lakes Region Steven Katovich, Forest Health Protection Unit, U.S. Forest Service

Evaluating the Ecological Impacts of Emerald Ash Borer in Black Ash Forests Brian Palik1, Anthony D'Amato2, and Robert A. Slesak3; 1USDA Forest Service - Northern Research Station in Grand Rapids MN, 2Department of Forest Resources, University of Minnesota, and 3Minnesota Forest Resources Council

Is Minnesota Too Cold for Gypsy Moths? Marissa Streifel and Brian H. Aukema, Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota

Winter Mortality of Emerald Ash Borer in Minnesota: Lessons for Managers Robert Venette1 and Mark Abrahamson2; 1USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station and 2Minnesota Department of Agriculture


Strategies for Manual Removal of Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum L.) Chris Hamerla and Paul Skawinski, Golden Sands Resource Conservation and Development Council, Inc.


Aquatic Plant Management

Potential Impacts of Hybridization on Control of a Heavily Managed Invasive Plant Syndell Parks and Ryan Thum, Grand Valley State University's Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute

Scientific Evaluation of Efficacy and Selectivity of Herbicide Treatments in Wisconsin Lakes Michelle Nault1 and John Skogerboe2; 1Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and 2U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center

Early-Season Whole Lake Herbicide Strategies for Control of Hybrid Eurasian Watermilfoil Eddie Heath1, Tim Hoyman1, Michelle Nault2, and John Skogerboe3; 1Onterra, LLC, 2Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and 3U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center

Long-Term Dynamics of Eurasian Watermilfoil in Wisconsin Lakes Paul Frater1, Jennifer Hauxwell1, Michelle Nault1, Martha Barton1, Ali Mikulyuk1,2, and Kelly Wagner1; 1Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and 2University of Wisconsin-Madison

Hand Removal of Yellow Floating Heart (Nymphoides peltata) Lake Gordon, Forest County John Preuss1 and Chris Hamerla2; 1Lumberjack Resource Conservation and Development Council (WI) and 2Golden Sands Resource Conservation and Development Council (Stevens Point, WI)

Tools for Early Detection and Management

GLEDN's Smartphone App Just Got Smarter: How to Add Polygons and Report Absence of Invasive Species Mark Renz1, Chuck Bargeron2, and Anthony Summers1; 1University of Wisconsin-Madison and 2Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health, University of Georgia

Web Based Solutions for Invasive Species Managers Steven Manning, Invasive Plant Control, Inc.

Using Habitat Suitability Models to Identify Ecozones Sensitive to Invasion by Invasive Terrestrial Plants Invading Wisconsin Niels Jorgensen and Mark Renz, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Mapping Invasive Species Nationally with EDDMapS Rebekah Wallace, Charles T. Bargeron, David J. Moorhead, and Karan A. Rawlins, Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health, University of Georgia


Innovations in Invasive Plant Management

IRVM: Innovative, Integrated Approaches to Managing Invasives in Right-of-Way Rebecca Kauten1 and Wes Gibbs2,3; 1Tallgrass Prairie Center, University of Northern Iowa, 2Jones County Weed Commission (IA), and 3Association for Integrated Roadside Management (IA)

Composting's Efficacy Managing Debris from Garlic Mustard and Common Buckthorn Removal Efforts Joe Van Rossum1 and Mark Renz2; 1Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center, University of Wisconsin Extension and 2University of Wisconsin-Madison

Invasive Species Strike Team Functionality David Crady and Paul Bane, Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation

Buckthorn Control without Chemicals or Uprooting Plants with the Buckthorn Baggie John Hamilton, Buckthorn Baggie

Education: Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach and K-12

AIS Outreach on the Superior National Forest: Success in Capacity Building Marte Kitson1 and Jason T. Butcher2; 1University of Minnesota Sea Grant and 2USDA Forest Service-Superior National Forest

Educating the Public About Invasives Through Geocaching: A Classroom Citizen Science Project Stephanie Francis, Superior School District (WI) Engage an Army Gertrude Jensen, Le Sueur-Henderson Public Schools (MN)

Clean Boats Crew: Raising Public Awareness about Aquatic Invasive Species in Illinois and Indiana Catherine McGlynn, Northeast Illinois Invasive Plant Partnership (NIIPP)

Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach to Alternative User Groups Kaycie Stushek, Golden Sands Resource Conservation and Development Council, Inc.

New Developments on Invasive Pathogens

The Search for Eastern White Pine Resistant to White Pine Blister Rust Robert Blanchette1, J. A. Smith2, J. J. Jacobs3, J. A. Jurgens1, T. A. Burnes1, C. Pike4, and A. J. David5; 1University of Minnesota-St. Paul, 2University of Florida-Gainesville, 3US Forest Service, Forest Health Protection, Albuquerque, NM, 4University of Minnesota-Cloquet, and 5University of Minnesota-Grand Rapids

Selecting Resistant Minnesota Elms to Combat Dutch Elm Disease Benjamin Held, Chad P. Giblin, Jeff H. Gillman, Garrett L. Beier, and Robert A. Blanchette, University of Minnesota-St. Paul

Butternut: New Prospects for Conservation and Restoration of a Threatened Tree Melanie Moore1, M.E. Ostry1, and P. Berrang2; 1USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station and 2USDA Forest Service, Region 9

Generation of Dutch Elm Disease Tolerant American Elm (Ulmus americana) Genotypes and Their Use for Restoration of Degraded Landscapes James Slavicek, Kathleen Knight, and Leila Pinchot, U.S. Forest Service, Delaware, OH