2024 Webinar Series - Effective Management & Success Stories

This year's webinar series will focus on best management practices and success stories. Each of these "lunch and learn" presentations will be offered at 11:30 am Central/12:30 pm Eastern time. Click on the presentation title to register. If your organization would like to sponsor an upcoming webinar, please email


March 19th

Managing European Water Chestnut: A Success Story in the Welland River

Presenter Katie Church, Invasive Species Centre


May 14th (tentative)

Ruminations of a Goat Herder on Invasive Species and Forest Stewardship

Join us for a discussion of the suitability of prescribed grazing for invasive brush management in forests.

Presenter Ron Rathfon, Purdue University 



Effective Management of Knotweed in the Midwest - coming soon!

Presenters Dr. Roger Becker, University of Minnesota & Dr. Mark Renz, University of Wisconsin - Madison


2023 Webinar Series - Emerging Midwest Invasives

Thank you to all who presented, sponsored, and participated in our 2023 series. Links to the webinar recordings are below.

MIPN/WIGL Collaborative Webinar, "Meet the 'New and Improved' Landscape Alternatives Mobile App," Sept. 2021 (Presenter: Clair Ryan, MIPN Coordinator)


MIPN Webinar, "Using EDDMapS Future Range Mapping Tools to Understand Invasive Plants of the Future Midwest," June 2021 (Presenter: Clair Ryan, MIPN Coordinator)


The Woody Invasives of the Great Lakes Collaborative Summit, November 2020 (Presenters: Various)


Restoration Webinar Series, Jan - March 2018 (Presenters: Various)


National Assocation of Invasive Plant Councils, "Working with Industry to Reduce the Spread of Ornamental Invasive Plants: Lessons Learned from 10 Years of Collaboration, and what the Future Holds," April 2017, (Presenters: Mark Renz & Kurt Dreisilker, MIPN Board President & Treasurer)


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