Thursday, August 28, 2008

Georgia EPPC Annual Meeting

Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council Annual Meeting

September 19-20, 2008

Elachee Nature Science Center, Gainesville, Georgia

Invasive non-native plants are an increasing threat to Georgia’s natural areas and
forests. Join GA-EPPC and a team of experts in the field on Friday, September
19 for an all-day program that includes the latest information about invasive plants in Georgia, collaborative management efforts, policy issues, new infestations, reporting and mapping, and management techniques. During the lunch break, discussion groups focusing on several topics will be conducted. On Saturday, GA-EPPCs highly successful “Invasive, Non-native Plant Identification and Control Workshop” will be offered. Registrants have the option of selecting
either Friday or Saturday, or may register for both. A one-year membership in
GA-EPPC is included in the cost of registration for non-members.

Foresters, land managers, homeowners, landowners, extension agents, gardeners,
and nursery and landscape professionals are encouraged to attend.

Keynote speaker Dr. James H. Miller, Research Ecologist with USDA Forest
Service Southern Research Station in Auburn AL, will discuss Progress on the
Invasive Plant Front. Jim has worked with invasive plant management for many
years and is author of Nonnative Invasive Plants of Southern Forests and coauthor of Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.

Pesticide applicator, certified arborist and CFE credits are available to attendees.
Detailed information about program and speakers available at: