2016 FLEPPC Annual Conference – Presentations

Thursday, March 10th

Vendor Update – Ground Level Inc – Danielle Alston

Invasive Species Mapping Standards; NAISMA and Beyond – Rebekah D. Wallace

Site Conditions Mediate Efficacy of Invasive Grass Removal Treatments and the Response of Native Plant Communities – Christina Alba

Biological Control of Invasive Weeds that Impact Florida Natural Areas; Results from Foreign Exploration, Host Testing and Impact – Greg Wheeler

Progress in Assessing and Controlling the Invasive Potential of Lantana camara Cultivars – Zhanao Deng

Vendor Update – Sarah Laroque – EarthBalance

Utilization of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) for Vegetation Mapping and Restoration – Jon Morton

Useful Smart Phone/Tablet Applications for Invasive Plant Control – Tony Pernas/Dennis Giardina

Using Technology to Increase Efficiency in Contract Monitoring – William Snyder

Web-Based Solutions for Invasive Species Managers – Spencer Johnson

Friday, March 11th

Vendor Update – SePro – Kelli Gladding

Parting the Typha Sea: Using Herbicide and Fire to Restore the River of Grass – LeRoy Rodgers


Kudzu Herbicides, Biocontrol and Site Revegetation – Mark Weaver

The Trouble with Exotic Mangroves – Dennis Giardina

2016 Update on the Invasive Plant Management Association (IPMA) – James Burney

Vendor Update – Tina Bond – Helena Chemical

Release and Spread of Air Potato Leaf Beetles in Florida: An Example of Inter-Agency Cooperation – William Overholt

Effects of Insect Herbivory on Herbicidal Control of Waterhyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) – Carey Minteer

An Air-Potato-Less Roundup: What to Do When Bugs Eat Your Volunteer Event – Grace Howell

Native Range Assessment of the Impact on Brazilian Peppertree by a Potential Biological Control Agent, Calophya terebinthifolii (Hemiptera: Calophyidae): Preliminary Results – James Cuda