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Read about upcoming invasive plant symposium on Naturally@UConn

Read about CIPWG’s upcoming invasive plant symposium on Naturally@UConn.

Naturally@UConn features articles, interviews and news on CAHNR students, faculty, staff and programs.

Giant Hogweed in CT- Press Release

View the updated Giant Hogweed Press Release.   To report a Giant Hogweed sighting, click here.

Click here for Fox61 news story on giant hogweed

Register Now for the 2018 CIPWG Invasive Plant Symposium!

Registration is now open for the 2018 Symposium:

Click here to register online.


SAVE THE DATE- Oct 4th, 2018 CIPWG Symposium


Thursday October 4, 2018

Invasive Plant Symposium

Convened by the Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG)

UConn Student Union, Storrs, CT

Details soon to be posted at: or call 860-486-6448

2017 IPC Annual Report

The 2017 IPC Annual Report is now available to view here.

2017 CIPWG Annual Report is now available

The CIPWG 2017 Annual Report is now available.  Click here to view the report.  Many thanks to those who contributed to the report and many others who conduct invasive plant educational outreach through the year.

Japanese Barberry, Ticks, and Lyme Disease

Listed below are various news articles regarding Japanese Barberry, Ticks and Lyme Disease:–448183243.html

2016 IPC Annual Report is now available

Read the Complete 2016 Invasive Plants Council Annual Report (PDF)

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”.

New Expanded edition of “Invasive Plants in Your Backyard!”

The new expanded edition of, “Invasive Plants In Your Backyard! A Guide to Their Identification and Control”, recently published by the Connecticut River Coastal Conservation District, is now available as a PDF on the CIPWG website.  Click here to view this updated resource.