2011 Invasive Species Conference
Using Strike Teams to Prevent and Manage Invasive Species



June 9th 2011
Armed Forces Pest Management Board
Fort Detrick, Forest Glen Annex (Formerly Walter Reed Annex)
Bldg 172 - Forney Rd
Silver Spring, MD

Thursday June 9th, 2011
7:30 am to 8:30 am Registration and Reception
8:30 am to 8:45 am Welcome and Logistics
8:45 am to 9:05 am "The Aliens are Coming!"
A. Lynn Hoch, Ph.D.
Forest Glen and Fort Detrick Invasive Species Management
9:05 am to 9:35 am Presentation: Integrated Web-based Invasive Species Tracking and Management Using EDDMapS and IPC Web Solutions
Chuck Bargeron
Information Technology Director
Center for Invasive Species & Ecosystem Health at the University of Georgia
9:35 am to 9:50 am Presentation: Utilizing Strike Teams for Invasive Species Management
Proposed DOD Pilot Project

Steven T Manning
Invasive Plant Control, Inc.
9:50 am to 10:10 am Break (refreshments provided)
10:10 am to 10:35 am Presentation: National Capital Region Exotic Plant Management Team
Frank Archuleta
Team Leader, Exotic Plant Management Team
National Park Service, National Capital Region
Presentation: National Park Service "Exotic Plant Management Team's"
Jil Swearingen
IPM & Invasive Species Coordinator
NPSNational Capital Region
10:35 am to 11:00 am Presentation: USFWS "Strike Teams"
Jenny Ericson
National Invasive Species Program Coordinator
National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS) U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS)
11:00 am to 11:20 am Presentation: The Student Conservation Association and Invasive Plant Management
Flip Hagood
11:20 am to 11:45 am Presentation: The Ohio Woodland Job Corps Strike Team
Dave Apsley
Natural Resources Specialist, Ohio State University Extension
11:45 am to 12:00 pm Presentation: DC Area - Contracting Invasive Plant Management for Fairfax County (rapid response, maintenance and survey)
Meghan Fellows
Natural Resource Specialist, Fairfax County Park Authority
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Lunch served on site
1:00 pm to 1:25 pm Presentation: Cleveland Metroparks Strike Teams
Jennifer Hillmer
Invasive Plant Coordinator, Cleveland Metro Parks
1:25 pm to 2:10 pm Managing Invasive Species by Eliminating Vehicle Transfer
Sheilah Kennedy
Owner/Operator, S-K Environmental
2:10 pm to 3:00 pm Invasive Species Prevention Techniques
James Oliverez
3:00 pm to 3:20 pm Break (refreshments provided)
3:20 pm to 4:00 pm Field Tour of Work Completed at Forest Glen
4:00 pm Conference Adjourns