Register Now for the PNW Invasive Plant Council Workshop

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.

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (PDT)
Where: Metro Council Chambers - 600 NE Grand Ave Portland OR 97232, Portland, OR 97232

8:30 - 8:45 - Registration
8:45 - 9:00 - Welcome - Steve Manning, President, PNW IPC
9:00 - 9:45 - Elaine Stewart, Portland Metro Conservation Program - So Many Weeds, So Little Time: Prioritizing Work to Make the Best Use of Limited Resources
9:50 - 10:50 - Steve Manning, President, IPC - Tools of the trade. The good, the bad and the ugly
10:55 - 11:40 - Marc Hayes, WA Dept of Fish and Wildlife - Oregon Spotted Frog Response to Enhancement of Oviposition Habitat Degraded by Invasive Reed Canarygrass
11:40 - 12:30 - Lunch
12:30 - 1:15 - Robyn Draheim, formally USFWS - New and Emerging AIS Threats to Northwest Waters
1:20 - 2:05 - Matt Bahm, Institute for Applied Ecology - Trying to manage reed canarygrass: results from multiple efforts
2:10 - 2:55 - Beth Myers-Shenai, OR Dept. of Agriculture—Ludwigia in NW Oregon: The Current Potential Impacts of an Aggressive Aquatic Invader
3:00 - 3:30 - Question and Answer session with the speakers
3:30 - Meeting adjourns

For more information or to register, click HERE