PRESENTATIONS

 

Upcoming Presentations:

2023 Webinar Series - Emerging Midwest Invasives

Join us for any or all of these upcoming presentations on early detection species for the MIdwest. These presentations will cover identification, distribution, spread, impacts, and management of the species listed below, as well as other related topics within the presenters realm of expertise.

All presentations will take place via Zoom from 11:30 am - 12:15 pm Central Time

There is no cost to attend, but you must register to receive the meeting link.

Registration Links

March 14th - Lesser celandine (Ficaria verna)

Presentation by Kurt Dreisilker, The Morton Arboretum

Watch the recording on YouTube

 

April 11th - Mile-a-Minute Weed (Persicaria perfoliata)

Presentation by Shikha Singh, PhD, JLW CISMA 

Sponsored by the Invasive Species Centre

 

May 16th - Poison Hemlock (Conium maculatum) & Teasels (Dipsacus spp.)

Presentation by Emily Finch, Dubois, Daviess and Martin County SWCD & Chris Henze, Johnson County Secondary Road Department

 

June 13th - Black & Pale Swallow-wort (Cynanchum spp.)

Presentation by Shikha Singh, PhD, JLW CISMA


July 11th - Water Soldier (Stratiotes aloides)

Presentation by Robert McGowan, Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters

Water Soldier (Stratiotes aloides) was first discovered in Ontario, Canada in 2008, since then, the Water
Soldier Working Group has been monitoring and managing the populations in the Trent-Severn
Waterway, the Black River, Red Horse Lake, and private ponds across Ontario. This presentation will
focus on the biology of the plant and the efforts that have been put forth to date to control water
soldier across Ontario with guidance from the Water Soldier Integrated Management Plan.

This presentation is sponsored by the Invasive Species Centre.


August 15th - Japanese stiltgrass (Microstegium vimineum)

Presentation by Christopher Evans, University of Illinois Extension


September 12th - Japanese chaff flower (Achyranthes japonica)

Presentation by Christopher Evans, University of Illinois Extension


October 10th - Amur cork tree (Phellodendron amurense)

Presentation by Kurt Dreisilker, The Morton Arboretum


November 14th - Japanese hops (Humulus japonicus)

Presentation by Chris Henze, Johnson County Secondary Road Department

 


Webinar Presentation Recordings:

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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