Invasive Plants – Issues, Challengers, and Discoveries

The USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station is pleased to announce a new webinar series, Invasive Plants – Issues, Challenges, and Discoveries.  It is sponsored by our station’s Grassland, Shrubland and Desert Ecosystems Science program.  This free interactive series, which includes seven webinars, will provide attendees with cutting-edge information about invasive plants and their management.  We encourage land managers, professionals, scientists, and other interested people to attend.  The first webinar will take place on Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 12:00pm- 1:00pm Mountain Time.




Webinar Series Schedule (All webinars will begin at 12:00pm Mountain Time)


Date Webinar Topic


January 23, 2014 Determining identity and origin of invasive plant species John Gaskin


February 27, 2014 Rapid evolution of biocontrol insects in response to climate change Peter McEvoy


March 13, 2014 Merging chemical ecology and biocontrol to predict efficacy and climate effects Justin Runyon


March 27, 2014 Hybridization in weedy species Sarah Ward


April 10, 2014 Biogeography of plant invasions Dean Pearson


April 24, 2014 Pathogen-based biological control of grassy weeds Susan Meyer


May 8, 2014 Classical biological control of weeds Sharlene Sing


Please refer to the attached flyer for details and logistics for the webinar series.

Invasive Plants Webinar Series 2014


About appalachianohioweeds

My name is Eric Boyda and I am the current coordinator of the Appalachian Ohio Weed Control Partnership. My interests include increasing the awareness of invasive plants and helping individuals or groups plan control strategies.

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