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PNW IPC Invasive Plant Workshop in Bellevue Washington
The Pacific Northwest Invasive Plant Council (PNW IPC) has scheduled two summer workshops for 2016. Speakers at the 2016 workshops will present research and work on many of the Pacific Northwest’s most significant emergent and aquatic invasive species. The first will be held June 28th in Bellevue Washington at the Lewis Creek Visitor Center located east of 405 off of I90, take the Lakemont Blvd exit and head south up the hill on Lakemont Blvd 2 miles to the visitor center on the left. There is plenty of parking available. The second will be held June 29th in Portland Oregon at the Metro Council Chambers in downtown. Both workshops will include the opportunity for pesticide recertification credits as well as Society of Wetland Scientists PWS credits. Lunch and T-shirts will be provided to all participants.
To register please click the link below. You may pay by credit card online or cash or check on site. Credit cards will not be accepted onsite.
BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON– JUNE, 28TH
8:30 - 8:45 - Registration
8:45 - 9:00 - Welcome - Steve Manning, President, PNW IPC
9:00 - 9:45 - Ben Peterson, King County NWCB - Biology and Control of Four Common Aquatic Invasive Plants: purple loosestrife, garden loosestrife, yellowflag iris and fragrant waterlily
9:50 - 10:35 - Jen Parsons, State Dept. of Ecology - Identification and control of flowering rush and other high priority aquatic invasive plants in Washington
10:40 - 11:25 - Marc Hayes, WA Dept of Fish and Wildlife - Oregon Spotted Frog Response to Enhancement of Oviposition Habitat Degraded by Invasive Reed Canarygrass
11:30 - 12:15 - Lunch
12:15 - 1:00 - Lloyd Nackey, University of California, Davis - Impacts of elevated carbon dioxide on two globally invasive grasess
1:05 - 2:05 - Steve Manning, President, IPC - Invasive Plant Control - Tools of the trade. The good, the bad and the ugly
2:10 - 2:55 - Clay Anteiau - Seattle Public Utilities - New and Emerging Threats to Plant and Ecosystem Health in the Pacific Northwest
3:00 - 3:30 - Question and Answer session with the speakers
3:30 - Meeting adjourns