Minnesota-Wisconsin Invasive Species Conference 2010
November 8 - 10, 2010
St. Paul, MN
The first collaborative Minnesota-Wisconsin conference on invasive species will be held November 8-10, 2010 at the Crowne Plaza in St. Paul for the purpose of exchanging information on invasive species topics. This is an all-taxa conference covering invasive aquatic and terrestrial plants, animals, pests, and pathogens. The focus of the conference is building awareness of invasive species issues, prevention techniques, and management strategies. The conference will best serve the following audiences: researchers, land managers, natural resource professionals, university personnel, landscapers, nursery, agricultural or forestry employees, environmental specialists, lake association members, and agency and non-governmental organizations.
Hosting organizations include the Minnesota Invasive Species Advisory Council, the Invasive Plants Association of Wisconsin, the Midwest Invasive Plant Network, and the Soil and Water Conservation Society – Minnesota Chapter.
Minnesota Sea Grant is a member of the Minnesota Invasive Species Advisory Council, and a sponsor of this conference. Doug Jensen, Minnesota Sea Grant’s Aquatic Invasive Species Program Coordinator, co-chaired the first Minnesota Invasive Species Conference 2008 in Duluth.
For more information, visit the conference Web site at www.minnesotaswcs.org/2010_mn_wi_invasive_species_conference.htm.