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Midwest Invasive Plant Network Symposium

Welcome. Kate Howe, Midwest Invasive Plant Network Coordinator.

Invasives and Climate Change. Thomas J. Stohlgren, U.S. Geological Survey. (193)

Invasives and Biofuels. Roger Anderson, Illinois State University. (194)

Reducing Seed Output and Seed Viability of Cultivars: How Much is Enough to Create a Plant That Will Not be Invasive? Kay Havens, Chicago Botanic Garden. (195)

Beyond the Browsing Effects: Deer Suppress Unpalatable Natives and Facilitate an Invasive Plant Species’ Success in Forests. Susan Kalisz, University of Pittsburgh. (196)

Direct and Indirect Effects of Invasive Plants on Tree Regeneration. Scott J. Meiners and Laura M. Ladwig, Eastern Illinois University. (197)

Session A

At the Crossroads: Invasive Species in Indiana – A Legislative Update. Ellen Jacquart, The Nature Conservancy. (212)

Canada Thistle Management Workshop*. M. Haar and Roger Becker, University of Minnesota; Michael Moechnig, South Dakota State University. (213)

Garlic Mustard Workshop*. Mark Renz, University of Wisconsin; Kevin Gibson, Purdue University; Jeannie Katovich, University of Minnesota. (214)

Reed Canarygrass Management Workshop*. Kelly Kearns, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources; Rich Dunbar and Nate Simons, Indiana Department of Natural Resources; Scott Fetters, J.F. New; Tom Simpson, McHenry County Conservation District. (215)

 Japanese Stiltgrass Management Workshop*. S. Luke Flory, Indiana University; Bonnie Wolf, The Nature Conservancy. (216)

Asian Bush Honeysuckle Control Options and Strategies*. Ron Rathfon and Zach Lowe, Purdue University. (217)

Fire and Plant Invasions in the Midwest. S. Luke Flory, Indiana University; Joseph Robb, Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge; Roger Anderson, Illinois State University; Joanne Rebbeck, USDA Forest Service; Brian Winters, Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge; Chad Bladow, The Nature Conservancy; Tom Post, Indiana Department of Natural Resources. (218)

Invasive Plant Impacts. Zach Lowe, Purdue University. (219)

Session B

Using Weed-Free Forage and Mulch to Prevent the Introduction of Invasive Plants. Kate Howe, Midwest Invasive Plant Network/Purdue University. (220)

Invasive Plant Management on Rights-of-Way. Robert Masters, Dow AgroSciences; Reid Smeda, University of Missouri; P. David Cornett, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet; Clyde Mason, Indiana Department of Transportation. (221)

Cooperative Weed Management Areas: What are They and How can You Start One? Kate Howe, Midwest Invasive Plant Network/Purdue University; Carmen Chapin, National Park Service and Northwoods CWMA.(222)

Scientific Risk Assessment and its Policy Applications for Preventing Plant Invasions. Reu ben Keller, University of Notre Dame; Doug Keller, Indiana Department of Natural Resources; Kelly Kearns, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. (223)

Discussion of Invasive Plant Research and Management Needs in the Midwest. Alice Heikens, Franklin College. (224)

Research-Management Collaboration. Heather L. Reynolds and Sarah Shannon, Indiana University; Chad Kirschbaum, Wayne National Forest - Ironton District; Brian McCarthy, Ohio University; Elizabeth L. Middleton, Indiana University; Chip O'Leary, The Nature Conservancy; Kathleen S. Knight, USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station; Joy Marburger, National Park Service. (225)

Best Management Practices. Kelly Kearns, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources; Carmen Chapin, National Park Service. (226)

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