Kudzu
Pueraria montana

Photo: Sam Brinker

 
August 20-22, 2012
Delta Sault Ste. Marie Waterfront Hotel, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario Canada
 


Final Program - Post Conference PDF
August 28, 2012

Sponsored by the

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The Conference is being organized with funding provided by the Invasive Species Centre (ISC) and in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR), Invasive Species Research Institute (ISRI), Ontario Invasive Plant Council (OIPC) and the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH).

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The Conference will focus on invasive terrestrial plants and will:

  • address contemporary issues in the field of terrestrial invasive plant and associated microbial species biology and ecology;
  • focus on science findings relevant to Ontario with the opportunity to showcase findings from other jurisdictions that are relevant to Ontario;
  • provide a forum for scientists, managers, policy makers and members of related disciplines to present original research/findings;
  • include all terrestrial natural ecosystems and urban (e.g., forests, grasslands, riparian zones);
  • consider agriculture only in regard to crops, microbial plant pathogens and/or weeds that may escape into natural habitats; and
  • provide an opportunity for managers and policy makers to hear the latest developments.

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Daniel Simberloff
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Dr. Simberloff has won the 2012 Ramon Margalef Award for Ecology, the World’s Top Prize for Ecology and Environmental Science.

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