Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council

Alabama Invasive Plant Council

5th Annual Conference - April 26, 2007
“Rescuing and Preserving our Natural Heritage”

Auburn University

8:00- 8:45 Registration: View Displays – Pick up Handouts
8:45- 9:00 Welcome - Howard Peavey, President ALIPC
9:00- 9:40 Discovering Alabama’s “Alien Invaders” Video sponsored by ALIPC and others
9:40- 9:55 Effects of Disturbance & Dispersal Corridors on Chinese Privet Invasion of Bay Swamps
S. M. Pokswinski, Auburn University Graduate Student
9:55 -10:15 Break and View Vendor Displays
10:15-10:30 Influence of Privet on Riparian Corridor NPP & Regeneration
Eve Brantley, Auburn University Graduate Student
10:30-11:00 North Alabama Initiatives & On the Ground Activities
Andy Prewett, Land Manager, Huntsville and North Alabama Land Trust
11:45-1:00 Lunch provided on-site
1:00-1:30 Funding Programs for Invasive Plant Control
Jim Beam, BASF
1:30-2:00 Advances in an Alabama Strategy to Target Priority Invasives using New Web Databases
Dr. Jim Miller, USFS
2:00-2:15 Tropical Soda Apple and other Invasive Plant State Programs
Travis Taylor, Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries
2:15–2:30 Survey Report on Invasives in Mobile and Baldwin Counties
Suzanne Sweetser, University of South Alabama Graduate Student
2:30-2:45 Restoration of Native Plants via Herbicidal Control of Alligatorweed
Shannon Allen
2:45-3:15 Break and view vendor displays
3:15-3:30 Little Bear Creek Habitat Restoration
Joe Jernigan, Alabama DCNR, Fisheries Division
3:30-4:00 One Company’s Story: Scotch Lumber Company
George Robertson-Scotch Lumber
4:00-4:15 New Invasive Species Specialists in Alabama Cooperative Extension System
Dr. Nancy Loewenstein, Auburn University Dr. David Teem, Auburn University
4:15-4:30 Closing Remarks and Door Prizes
Michelle Isenberg, President-Elect, ALIPC

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