For NAIPSC Online Community members, this is what you heard about in 2012 (scroll down). In 2013, you will hear more about invasive plant species, including large scale restoration, fire ecology, biocontrol, native thistles, and animals that are trained to eat invasive plants! If you are not a member, you need to register here and then click the NAIPSC Online Community member link on the left under Related Communites to sign up.
February 27 (postponed to March 7) – Dr. Lance Vermeire, USDA-ARS, Montana, “Fire on the landscape” (archived)
March 14 – Dr. Natalie West, USDA-ARS, Illinois, “Native thistles: How important are they?” (archived)
March 27 (moved to March 28) – Kathy Voth, Livestock for Landscapes, “Training animals to control invasive plants” (archived)
April 10 (postponed to April 17) – Dr. Eric Coombs, Dept. of Ag, Oregon, “Biocontrol successes and controversies” (archived)
April 23 (moved to April 30) – Dr. Bethany Bradley, University of Massachusetts, “Models: what are they really telling us about invasive plants?” (archived)
May 9 (changed to May 8) – Charlotte Adelman, Author of Midwestern Native Garden, "Is there a complimentary native replacement for every invasive or non-native plant species?" (archived)
*All webinars begin at noon (CST).
What did we hear about in 2012?