This conference is designed to bring researchers, land managers, landscapers, growers, students and interested public together to learn about recent advances and to continue dialogue and interaction regarding the ecology and management of invasive plants that threaten terrestrial, wetland, and aquatic ecosystems in Ohio.
OIPC 2013 Research Conference
"Strengthening the Bridge between Research and Management"
Infestation of Lesser Celandine
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KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Mark H. Brand, Professor of Horticulture, University of Connecticut - "Horticulture forms of barberry and euronymus: Are they really that invasive"
Nidia Arguedas, Conservation Planner, Cleveland Metro Parks - "Exotic earthworms and invasive plants"
Kendra A. Cipollini, Associate Professor of Biology, Wilmington College - "Understanding and mitigating impacts of lesser celandine (Ranunculus ficaria)"
Ryan McEwan, Assistant Professor of Biology, University of Dayton - "Ecosystem effects of Amur honeysuckle on forests and streams"
Helen J. Michaels, Associate Professor of Biology, Bowling Green State University - "Invasives in northwest Ohio wetlands: Hope for wet prairies and marsh madness"
Joanne Rebbeck, Research Plant Physiologist, Northern Research Station, USDA Forest Service - "Fire management and woody invasive plants in oak ecosystems"
Crysta Gantz, Research Technician, Lodge Lab, University of Notre Dame - "Predicting aquatic invasive species"