Wednesday, August 6, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
201 B, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 72 - Invasion: Control and Management II
1:30 PMThe effect of invasive species management on native grassland plant species  
Malin J. Hansen, University of Regina, Scott Wilson, University of Regina
1:50 PMStrategic grazing for the control of the invasive wetland weed lippia (Phyla canescens)
Jodi N. Price, University of New England, Caroline L. Gross, University of New England, Wal R.D.B Whalley, University of New England, John Duggin, University of New England
2:10 PMEffect of fire, herbicide, and mowing on smooth brome and re-establishment of a sand prairie
Jessica A. Bolwahn, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, Meredith A. Thomsen, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
2:30 PMEvaluating prescribed burn methods for controlling invasive Bromus diandrus, ripgut bromegrass
Alice E. Levine, University of California - Santa Barbara
2:50 PMSo we've killed it, now what? Quantitative and qualitative synthesis of native plant restoration projects after invasive Tamarix removal
Anna A. Sher, University of Denver and Denver Botanic Gardens, Michelle E. DePrenger-Levin, Denver Botanic Gardens
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMRehabilitating native prairie remnants invaded by smooth brome and Kentucky bluegrass utilizing herbicides and fire
Matt A. Bahm, South Dakota State University, Thomas G. Barnes, University of Kentucky, Kent C. Jensen, South Dakota State University
3:40 PMPhysical and biological controls on abundance of Microcystis, a harmful algal bloom (HAB) species
Mary Anne Evans, Michigan State University, Elena Litchman, Michigan State University
4:00 PMAssessment of treatment methods for the invasive exotic plant garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata)
Lindsey M. Shartell, Michigan Technological University, Linda M Nagel, Michigan Technological University, Andrew J Storer, Michigan Technological University
4:20 PMThe promise and challenge of using local ecological knowledge to improve invasive-species prevention and management
David Bart, University of Wisconsin
4:40 PMDirect and indirect effects of the biological control agent, Mecinus janthinus, on the reproductive biology of the invasive plant, Linaria dalmatica
Daniel P. Cariveau, Colorado State Universtity, Andrew P Norton, Colorado State Universtity

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