The Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG) 2016 Invasive Plant Symposium was held on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at the Student Union, University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT. The theme of the symposium was: Invasive Plants in Our Changing World: Learn from the Past, Prepare for the Future. The 8th biennial conference featured national, regional, […]
“Celebrating Connecticut’s Landscape”: Fall Foliage Tour was held on Sunday October 2, 2016. The tour began at Sessions Woods Wildlife Management Area in Burlington, CT. Participants learned about Connecticut’s native plants, habitats, and invasive plant management. Tour leaders were: DEEP Wildlife Biologist Peter Picone, UConn Forester Tom Worthley, Dr. Jeff Ward CAES , Charlotte Pyle, Ecologist, David […]
Nominations are now being accepted for the Leslie J. Mehrhoff Award, which will be presented during the symposium. The award nomination guidelines are attached. Previous award recipients include Kathleen Nelson and Susan Parr.
You are cordially invited to present a poster at the CIPWG symposium. Information on submitting an abstract for a poster is attached. Poster content will include topics relevant to invasive plant research, management, education, and native alternatives. College and high school students are encouraged to participate.