Registration is now open for Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group’s VIRTUAL symposium

The Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group’s 2020 Symposium will be held online on October 7th! 


WHAT: Virtual Event: Realistic Solutions to Managing Invasive Plants
WHEN:  October 7, 2020;  8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
WHO:  Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG)
WHERE:  Webcast on your computer
NOTES:  CEUs for 11 organizations and Pesticide Recertification Credits available; all interested persons welcome
  • Early Registration $50 on or before September 14th
  • Regular Registration $65 after September 14th
  • Student Registration $25


The Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG) 2020 VIRTUAL Invasive Plant Symposium will be held on Wednesday, October 7, 2020.  The theme of the symposium is: Realistic Solutions to Managing Invasive Plants. This 10th biennial conference will feature regional and local experts as well as citizen volunteers sharing practical solutions for invasive plant management and actions needed to promote native species and improve wildlife habitat.

The Keynote presentation, CIPWG: Past, Present, Future, will feature Donna Ellis, Peter Picone, Charlotte Pyle, and Todd Mervosh. An Invasive Plant Management Roundtable will focus on successes and issues in invasive plant management from a land trust manager, a state land manager, a homeowner, and a professional in the invasive species management field. Concurrent afternoon sessions will encompass Large Scale Invasive Plant Management, Small Scale Invasive Plant Management, Tools & Timing of Invasive Plant Management, Native Alternatives, Aquatic Invasives, and Japanese Knotweed Management. A large array of Continuing Education Credits will be available for Connecticut and other States.
CIPWG’s first virtual symposium will take the form of a webcast with recorded talks and live Q&A. Registrants will be emailed a link to the virtual symposium in advance of the event on October 7th, and a link to the recording on Friday, October 9th.
Sponsored By:
The Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG)
Looking forward to seeing you!
Charlotte Pyle, for the CIPWG 2020 Symposium Planning Team