12th Annual Proceedings

Day 1 Presentations

Alaska Committee for Noxious and Invasive Plants Management

Committee for Noxious and Invasive Plants Management in Alaska

Michele Hebert, Director of Sustainability, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Cooperative Extension Service

Integrated Pest Management at Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge

Bill Pyle, U.S. Fish and Wildife Service, Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge

Reed Canary Grass Management on the Kenai Peninsula: A Spatial View

Brian Maupin, Homer Soil and Water Conservation District

Directed Discussion - Engaging Rural Alaska:  Bringing New Stakeholders and Ideas to the Table

Katie Spellman, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Ecological Effects of Invasive European Bird Cherry on Salmonid Food Webs in Anchorage Streams

David Roon, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Department of Biology and Wildlife

Partnerships in Weed Management

Scott Stringer, Municipality of Anchorage Parks Department, Municipal Forester
Tim Stallard, Inasive Plants Program Coordinator, Anchorage Parks Foundation

Elodea Management in Fairbanks: A Review of 2011 Findings

Darcy Etcheverry, Fairbanks Soil and Water Conservation District

Portage Valley Bio-Blitz

Betty Charnon, U.S. Forest Service, Chugach National Forest

Evaluating Establishment of Reed Canarygrass (Phalaris arundinacea) Along Streams and Road Networks in Anchorage, Alaska

Tessa Hovland, Alaska Pacific University, Ecological Services Coastal Program, Alaska Refuges


Day 2 Presentations

Alaska Committee For Noxious and Invasive Plants Management

Can Herbicides be Considered a Tool in Vegetation Management Integrated Pest Management?

Dr. Richard Lee, Bureau of Land Management

Weeds and Roads: Preventing the Spread Along B.C.'s Highways

Crystal Wheeler, P. Ag. Environmental Roadside managers, B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

The Alaska Weed Ranking Project: Next Steps

Lindsey Flagstad and Matt Carlson, Alaska Natural Heritage Program

Managing Invasive Weeds on Alaska Public Right-of-Ways

Blaine T. Spellman, Alaska Association of Conservation Districts

Directed Discussion - Pathways to Prevention: Roadways and Commodities Afternoon Workshop

Katie Spellman, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Juneau Invasive Plant Program

Dana White, Alaska Association of Conservation Districts

Alaska Weed Smackdowns

Fairbanks, Anchorage and Kenai Peninsula Representatives

Impacts of Snowmachine Use on Spread of White Sweet Clover Seed

Steven Seefeldt, Agriculture Research Service, Subarctic Research Unit

Day 3 Presentations

Alaska Invasive Species Working Group - All Taxa

Are Invasive Green Alder Sawflies Impacting Prey Resources for Salmon?

David Roon, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Preparing for White Nose Syndrome in Alaska: Responding to the Novel Pathogen, Geomyces destructans

David Tessler, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Wildlife Conservation

Distribution of Exotic Earthworms Within the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

Deanna Saltmarsh, Alaska Pacific University

Didymosphenia germinata in Alaska

Dan Bogan, Alaska Natural Heritage Program, University of Alaska Anchorage

Elodea Focus Session

Elodea Discovery, Partnering and Early Steps

Tricia Wurtz, U.S. Forest Service, State and Private Forestry

Elodea Survey - Fairbanks, Anchorage, Cordova

Darcy Etcheverry, Fairbanks Soil and Water Conservation District, Cecil Rich, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Kate Mohatt, U.S. Forest Service, Chugach National Forest

How Can We Get Rid of it: Elodea Control Options, Test Results, and Permit Issues

Darcy Etcheverry, Fairbanks Soil and Water Conservation District

What Control Methods Have High Likelihood of Eradicating Established Elodea Populations?

Cecil Rich, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Elodea Research Committee Needs for 2012

Nick Lisuzzo, U.S. Forest Service, State and Private Forestry

Developing a Statewide Communication Plan for Invasive Elodea

Katrina Mueller, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Invited Presentations

Invasive Northern Pike Suppression on Alexander Creek-A Salmon Restoration Project

Dave Rutz, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Sport Fish

Connecting with Coastal Public Facilities to Learn About Marine Invasive Species Outreach and Consistent Messages

Rebekka Federer, Marine Invasive Species Program Manager, Alaska Sealife Center

Didemnum vexillum Focus Session

2010 Finding of Didemnum vexillum in Sitka

Linda Shaw, National Marine Fisheries Service

The Invasive Tunicate Didemnum vexillum (D. vexillum) in Alaska: Whiting Harbor, Sitka

Tammy Davis, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Invasive Species Program

Life History Characteristics of Didemnum vexillum in Sitka, Alaska

Linda McCann, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

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