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FALL 2019 CIPWG General Meeting- Oct 24 2019

SAVE THE DATE!

Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG)

General Meeting, Fall 2019

WHEN:  October 24th;  1:00 – 3:00 pm

WHERE:  Tolland County Agriculture Center (“TAC”)

      – 24 Hyde Ave, Vernon, CT

         (on CT-30, close to Exit 67 off I-84)

Agenda details will be forthcoming.

  The first meeting of the CIPWG 2020 Symposium Planning Committee will take place following the General Meeting

ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE WELCOME to attend the General Meeting and to volunteer for the 2020 Planning Committee

2018 CIPWG Symposium Podcasts

To listen to recent podcasts about the upcoming CIPWG Symposium, click the links below:

  1. Donna Ellis interviewed with John Voket from Connoisseur Media:

 

https://audioboom.com/posts/6992071-invasive-plants-symposium-protecting-the-sound-informct-consumer-survey-q2

 

  1.  Charlotte Pyle and Judy Preston were interviewed by Suzanne Thompson with CT Outdoors:

 

http://www.wliswmrd.net/ – click on “On Demand” and scroll through Podcasts to 8//28/18 podcast.

Japanese Barberry, Ticks, and Lyme Disease

Listed below are various news articles regarding Japanese Barberry, Ticks and Lyme Disease:

 

http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Expert-Suggestions-for-Removing-Japanese-Barberry–448183243.html

http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Popular-Shrub-Linked-to-Rising-Rates-of-Lyme-Disease-in-Ticks-447990093.html

http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/troubleshooters/Efforts-Underway-to-Reduce-Risk-from-Common-Shrub-Linked-With-Ticks-447993493.html

http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/on-air/as-seen-on/Japanese-Barberry-Plant-Big-Problem-In-Spread-Of-Ticks-Lyme-Disease-446821003.html

CIPWG recipient of 2016 Environmental Organization Award

CIPWG received the 2016 Environmental Organization Award from the Connecticut River Coastal Conservation District on November 5, 2016, “In recognition of CIPWG’s extensive long-term efforts to raise awareness about the threat of invasive plants, and your support and promotion of our invasive plant guide”.