A Forum for Green Industry and Land Managers
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
September 17, 2014
8:00am - 3:00pm
Menomonee Falls, WI
Don’t miss this opportunity to network with land managers, nurserymen, arborists, landscape architects and many other professionals. This amazing and innovative event will feature presentations, panel discussions, plus guided tours discussing ways the green industry and land managers can benefit each other. Speakers for the event include: Neil Diboll, Kurt Dreisilker, Kelly Schultz & Michael Yanny. We will see you there!
Hosted by the
Southeastern Wisconsin Invasive Species Consortium, Inc.
& Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™
Check out last year's event:
The 2014 Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference will be held in scenic Duluth, Minnesota on October 20-22, 2014 to exchange information on all invasive aquatic and terrestrial plant, animal, insect and pathogen species.
The goal of UMISC is to strengthen management of invasive species, especially prevention, control, and containment. Expected audience includes: researchers, land managers, natural resource professionals, university personnel, landscape and nursery professionals, agriculture and forestry employees, environmental specialists, lake association members, land owners, government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and anyone interested in managing the spread of invasive species in the Upper Midwest.
Visit: http://www.umisc2014.org/ for more information.
Invasive Species and Our Native Wildlife
Our 6th Annual Education Symposium was a tremendous success. This year’s guest speakers, Dr. John Orrock and Dr. Mathew Dornbush, engaged the audience in an informative discussion regarding the dynamic relationship between invasive species and wildlife. Symposium attendees also enjoyed local food refreshments and celebrating this year’s Sweat Equity Award Winner, Mike Fort from Walworth County.
Mark your calendars for the 7th Annual Education Symposium: November 19, 2014!