Southwest Florida CISMA Annual Invasive Species Symposium and EDRR 101 Classes

February 26, 2019 from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location: Florida Gulf Coast University, Cohen Center Student Union, 10501 FGCU Blvd, South Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565

Contact: Erin Myers:

This Annual Workshop offers a full day of presentations and interaction with over 200 of Southwest Florida's land managers, contractors, consultants and landowners. It is held at Florida Gulf Coast University, inside the student union building. The workshop is only $10* for professionals and FREE for Students. Up to 7 CEU's are provided!

Concurrent to the main Symposium, we will also be offering an "Invasive Plants 101: Identification and Treatment of Invasive Plants" Class during the morning and the afternoon. Come learn how to identify "new threats" and "to be watched" invasive plants; review Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) standards, treatment methods; and the why and how plant species invade Florida. Each Invasive Plants 101 Class is limited to 30 participants.

*Active CISMA members MAY attend free. Contact Erin Myers at for more information.


You have 3 Registration Options to choose from:
Option 1 is entire DAY in the Ballroom/Main Session
Option 2 is morning in Ballroom and afternoon in EDRR 101 Class in Rm 214
Option 3 is morning in EDRR 101 Class in Rm 214, afternoon in Ballroom
Students attend the Main Session for FREE! You MUST choose ONLY ONE Option
Please review the workshop agenda and associated activities, choose what you want to attend and register now.

Register Here


Free Parking is available, but you MUST copy and place the parking pass (pass will be available closer to the event, we will send an email to all registrants with the information at that time) on front mirror. ONLY park in Garage 1 or Aux Lot 8, or you will get a ticket.

Support the Invasive Species Workshop!
This annual Workshop is attended by up to 250 resource management professionals and volunteers who are responsible for ecosystem maintenance and restoration throughout Southwest Florida. This is a tremendous educational program that is not possible without the support of local organizations. Several sponsorship and donor levels are available. By becoming a sponsor, your company will strengthen its recognition as a leader in invasive species issues. This is also an excellent opportunity to network with colleagues and potential clients. For more information, contact Karyn Allman at

OR, donate items to our Silent Auction! Funds will assist the SWF CISMA with future workshops and outreach events. For more information, contact Cathy Olsen at

Workshop Co-Hosted by: