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AL Invasive Plant Council 16th Annual Conference (5 PLM Hours)
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The AL Invasive Plant Council will be hosting their 16th annual conference on Wednesday, May 2. This conference will be worth 5 PLM Hours. Check in starts at 7:15 am. The agenda is shown below. Please contact Nancy Loewenstein at 344-844-1061 to register.

When: Wednesday, May 2, 2018
7:15 AM
Where: Pursell Farms
386 Talladega W Springs Rd
Sylacauga, Alabama 
United States
Contact: Nancy Loewenstein, Ph.D.

Online registration is available until: 7/31/2018
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7:15-8:00 am

Check in and late registration

(Sign in at beginning and end for recertification and CFE points)



Michelle Isenberg, ALIPC President

8:10 – 8:40

Three-Mile Creek Watershed Restoration and Invasive Control Project

Tom Herder, Mobile Bay National Estuary Program

8:40 – 9:10

Using Herbicides Effectively–Invasive Aquatic and Terrestrial Control

Jason Belcher, Bayer


Herbicide Update – Including Latest on Glyphosate

Logan Martin, DOW

9:30 -10:00

Effective Control of Invasive Plants In and Near Water

Josh Yerby, Alabama Power

10:00 – 10:30


10:30– 10:50

Bamboo – Identification and Control

Nancy Loewenstein, Auburn University and ACES

10:50 – 11:15

Japanese Climbing Fern Control – A Case Study

John Gilbert, Auburn University, Solon Dixon Center


Callery Pear (aka ‘Bradford’ Pear) Control

Maurice Thompson , TVA Vegetation Manager (retired)


Emerald Ash Borer and Laurel Wilt Update

Dana Stone (Alabama Forestry Commission)

11:45 – 12:00

NRCS Cost Share Update

Annette Spivey (NRCS)

12:00 – 12:15

ALIPC Business meeting – Michelle Isenberg


Lunch (provided) …

Participate in the ‘Invasive Plant ID Challenge’


(rotate through each of the outdoor stations)

Aquatic Plant ID and Aquatic Herbicide Calibration (20 min)

Troy Goldsby (Aqua Services ) and Graves Lovell (AL-DCNR)

Privet Control with Mulching and Herbicides (20 min)

Michelle Isenberg (Habitat Solutions)

Callery Pear and Baccharis Control (20 min)

Jason Belcher (Bayer)

Invasive Plant ID (20 min)Gena Todia (Wetland Resources Env. Cons.), Fred Nation (Environmental Consultant)

EDDMapS Pro: Improved Mapping for Invasive Plant Control

Nancy Loewenstein


Closing Remarks, Meeting Evaluation and Sign-in for CEU points

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