Mile-a-Minute Biological ControlCooperators Meeting

Feb. 24, 2011

AGENDA with links to PDF versions of talks

Morning session

 

10:00 – 10:30 AM – Judy Hough-Goldstein - PDF

 

10:30 – 10:45 – Ellen Lake

 

10:45 – 11:00 – Intrinsic rate of reproduction (“little r”) and dispersal by R. latipes – Vince D’Amico & Ellen Lake - PDF

 

11:00 – 11:30 - Restoration of areas dominated by MAM through herbaceous native seeding and weevils – Kiri Cutting - PDF

11:30 – 12:00 – Integrating weevils, herbicide application, and restoration plantings to convert mile-a-minute infestations to native plant communities - Ellen Lake - PDF

 

               12 noon – 1:00 - LUNCH (brought in)

 

Afternoon session

 

1:00 – 1:30 PM – New infestations

 

1:30 – 2:00 – New Jersey Update

 

2:00 - 2:30 – Integrating weevils with herbicides and other MAM suppression methods - Art Gover - PDF

 

2:30 – 3:00 – Open discussion: land manager perspective, observations and questions from the floor

 

*New potential cooperators should plan on seeing Jenni and Judy at the close of the meeting to discuss getting weevils in 2011