2022 CIPWG Symposium

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2022 CIPWG Symposium!

The symposium was held on Thursday, November 3, 2022, 9 AM-4 PM. 

The theme was Strategies for Managing Invasive Plants: Assess, Remove, Replace, and Restore

Program Handouts:

CIPWG Symposium Agenda

CT Invasive Plant List as of Nov. 2022 (sorted by Scientific Name)

 

HANDOUTS FROM SPEAKERS

inaturalist app video
iNaturalist instructions webinar.

Mile-a-Minute: Overview of Identification, Prevention, and Management for Homeowners - Kathleen Nelson, Mad Gardeners

Mile-a-Minute: Lessons Learned from Long-term Work in South Litchfield County, CT - Kathleen Nelson, Mad Gardeners

Invasive Plant Management at Home - Kathy Connolly, Landscape Designer

 

Breakout Session 6:  

Propagating From Seed Resources (Links and Book Recommendations) - Jim Sirch, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

Seeds: Resources to Help You Locate, Purchase & Collect - Anne Rowlands, Connecticut Gardener Magazine

 

INVASIVE PLANT IDENTIFICATION

CIPWG Photo Notebook

Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris) Identification (Bilingual)

Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica) Identification (Bilingual)

Mile-a-Minute (Persicaria perfoliata) Identification (Bilingual)

Water Chestnut (Trapa Natans) Identification (Bilingual)

Hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata) Identification (Bilingual)

 

INVASIVE PLANT ID & MANAGEMENT (some include Native Alternatives)

CIPWG Invasive Plant Management CALENDAR

CIPWG's Meet the Plants Web Page

Invasive Plants in Your Backyard - 2020 Expanded Edition (CT R. Coastal Cons. Dist. Inc.)

Weed Control Methods Handbook, The Nature Conservancy

CT Council on Environmental Quality: Invasives 2022 Report (updated 04-29-2022)

Do Not Sell list, with native alternatives (not all native to New England) - from RISCC Management Challenge

UConn's Native Plant and Sustainable Landscaping Guide

CIPWG Alternative Plant Resources

CIPWG Native Alternative Perennial Plant List

Ten Native Shrubs that Withstand Drought and Deer, by Kathy Connolly

 

MORE ABOUT THE CONNECTICUT INVASIVE PLANT WORKING GROUP (CIPWG)

Guide to the CIPWG Website, updated Nov. 2022

Meet the Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group

CIPWG History

CIPWG Symposium program and agenda


LESLIE J. MEHRHOFF AWARD Guidelines-2022