FLEPPC

Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council

2017 FLEPPC Annual Conference

Crowne Plaza Oceanfront, Melbourne, Florida


Wednesday, April 12th

Keynote Speaker – Don Cipollini, Ph.D. – Causes and Consequences of the Host Range Expansion of Emerald Ash Borer in North America

Stephen Enloe, Ph.D. – Do Graminicides have a Future in Aquatic Invasive Grass Management in Florida?

Emma Byerly – Facilitation among Invasive Plant Species under Experimental Drought

Cathy Fahey – Grass Invasion Overwhelms Chronic Drought in Structuring Plant Communities

Candice Prince – Chemical Control of Phragmites australis under Climate Change Conditions

Cody Lastinger – Changing the "Hack and Squirt" Paradigm for Woody, Invasive Plant Control

Thursday, April 13th

John Kunzer – Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Invasive Plant Management Section Status Update For Current Treatment Procedures

Candice Prince & Greg MacDonald – Cane Grasses of Florida – A New ID Guide

Erick Revuelta – Invasive Grasses of Florida and Their Native Look-Alikes: A Grass Identification Workshop

Jim Burney – Invasive Plant Management Association Update

Antonio Pernas – The Everglades Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area Experience

Cheryl Millett – The Central Florida Lygodium Strategy: Where are we with Lygodium microphyllum and What's Next?

Deah Lieurance – An Update from the UF/IFAS Assessment of Non-Native Plants in Florida's Natural Areas

Chuck Bargeron – EDDMapS PRO – A New App for Professionals to Collect Invasive Species

CISMA SESSION

Right of Way discussion with Jon Heller, FL DOT

Social Marketing: How to Find your Audience with Laura Warner, UFL

Friday, April 14th

Chelsea Cunard – Exotic Plant Prevention: Assessing the Invasion Risk Associated with Shipping Containers Entering the Port of Savannah

FLEPPC BUSINESS MEETING

Fred Fishel – Current Status of Herbicide Resistance in Non-Crop Areas

Candice Prince and Greg MacDonald – Broad-Scale Herbicide Applications to Control Japanese Climbing Fern Reproduction and Growth across Florida’s Climatic Zones

James Estrada – Clonal Integration Enhances Performance in a Highly Invasive Grass

Jim Cuda - The Gall Midge Orseolia javanica (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), a Candidate Biological Control Agent of Cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica)

Greg Jubinsky – Observations of the Kalanchoe Species Found along Florida's East Coast

Eamonn Leonard – Update on CoGA CISMA Progress – SUBSTITUTE PRESENTATION

Greg Jubinsky – Decontamination: An Invasive Weed EDRR Tool Too Often Overlooked