Friday, March 18, 2011

Phragmites Symposium in Michigan

Phragmites Invasions in Michigan: A Symposium to Build Capacity for Management, to be held March 28-30, 2011 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing, Mich. The symposium will feature plenary sessions on current and future invasive phragmites management and control efforts and technologies. In addition, a series of breakout sessions will be offered on topics including building organizational capacity, policy and regulations, case studies in collaborative management, and distribution and mapping. The symposium will formally convene at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 29 and conclude at 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30. An optional pre-symposium field trip showcasing invasive phragmites management and control efforts will be held on the afternoon of Monday, March 28. More information including a preliminary agenda is available on the symposium webpage.
REGISTRATION - NOW OPEN! The registration fee is $75 and includes lunch on Tuesday, breaks and all symposium materials. The deadline to register is Monday, March 21. Early registration is encouraged!