Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council

SE-EPPC/FLEPPC 2013 Symposium

Tuesday, May 21

Chair's Welcome Address and Announcements. Dennis Giardina, Brian Arnold

The Phantom Menace. DDamon E. Waitt, Ph.D., Senior Director Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

SE-EPPC Invasive Species Grant Report. Brian Arnold

SE-EPPC Chapter Updates.

Invasive Species Data Collection at Bugwood. Chuck Bargeron, Dave Moorhead

Apalachicola Regional Stewardship Alliance-CISMA: Benefits of Public-Private Cooperative Weed Management. Brian Pelc

Doing Things Differently: Tracking Invasive Exotic Plants in the Florida Park Service. Gregg Walker

The Florida Invasive Species Partnership - Working Together to Achieve Success. Erin Myers, Kristina Serbesoff-King

Billions and Billions of Dead Weeds - Florida's Upland Invasive Exotic Plant Management Program. Ruark Cleary

Six Rivers Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA). Brooke Saari

Seven Years of Cooperation on Everglades Invasive Species Management, the ECISMA Experience. Tony Pernas, LeRoy Rodgers

Experimental Evidence for Indirect Facilitation among Invasive Plants. S. Luke Flory, Jonathan T. Bauer

Wednesday, May 22

Addressing a Growing Risk: Minimizing the Potential for Bioenergy Feedstocks to Become Invasive. Aviva Glaser

Cooperative Invasive Species Management Areas (CISMA) Panel Session - "Show me the Money"

Monitoring Private Contractors on Public Lands. Linda King

Taking the Lowcountry Back - the Story of Oak Grove and Chinese Tallow: Using Story in Mini-Documentary to Educate Stakeholders about Invasive Plants. Robin (Buz) Kloot, Sudie Daves Thomas

Fifty Years after the Old World ClimbingFern Invasion. Ken Langeland, Jeffrey Hutchinson, Melissa Smith, LeRoy Rodgers, Steve Smith

2013 Update on the Florida Advocacy Group, Invasive Plant Management Association (IPMA). Todd Olson

Why we think EPPCs Should Include Invasive Exotic Animals in their Mission. Cheryl Millett, Erin Myers, LeRoy Rodgers, Sherry Williams

The Invasive Plant Management Association: Adding Another Voice. Jim Burney

Potential Eucalyptus Invasiveness in Florida's Native and Modified Plant Communities. Kimberly A. Lorentz, Patrick J. Minogue

EDDMapS Training. Karan Rawlins

Southeast EPPC Award.

Thursday, May 23

Detection of Biotic Resistance to Mikania micrantha in Florida. Rodrigo Diaz, Veronica Manrique, Catherine Mannion, Erin Rosskopf, William A. Overholt

The Central Florida Lygodium Strategy: How Successful are we at Stopping the Northern Spread of Old World Climbing Fern? Cheryl Millett, Kris Serbesoff-King

Effects of Climate Change on Florida Plant Communities - et tu, Invasive Species? Chris Lockhart

Use of Prescribed Fire, Glyphosate and Seeding in Cogongrass Infested Longleaf Pine Stands: Impacts on Species Relative Dominance. Nancy J. Loewenstein, Stephen F. Enloe, Lori Eckhardt, David Held, Dwight Lauer

Biological Control of Chinese Tallow; Results from Foreign Exploration and Host Testing. Greg Wheeler, Sedonia Steininger, Chi Nguyen, Susan Wright, Ding Jianqing

Georgia's Cogongrass Program: An Early Detection Rapid Response Success. David J. Moorhead, James Johnson, Mark McClure, Chip Bates

Prospects for biological control of cogongrass. William A. Overholt, James P. Cuda

Update From The IFAS Assessment of Non-Native Plants in Florida's Natural Areas. Deah Lieurance, Aimee Cooper, S. Luke Flory

Effects of Defoliation on Growth and Reproduction of Brazilian Peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolius). James P. Cuda, Lucinda Treadwell, William A. Overholt

Lakeville from Florida to Georgia (CISMA). Karan A. Rawlins, Susan Reinhardt, Charles T. Bargeron, Kitty Lane

Spatial Invasives Infestation and Prioritization Analysis (SIIPA) GIS Model. Debi Stone

Is West Indian Marsh Grass (Hymenachne amplexicaulis) Poised to take over Freshwater Wetlands of the Southeast? Paula Benshoff, Jean Huffman