16th Annual Meeting Juneau

Public Presentation
Juneau's Green Invasion: Non-native plants that threaten local ecosystems
John Hudson, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service

 KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Reaching infomaniacs in a post-brochure era

Jennifer Grenz, North American Invasive Species Management Association

 

Coastal invaders
Forecasting at the edge of the niche: Didemnum vexillum in Southeast Alaska
Katherine Miller, National Oceanographic & Atmospheric Administration

Invasive species concerns related to cruise ship ballast water and hull cleaning
Ed White and Alber Faure, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation

Prevention and management in the Arctic
Developing an integrated strategy for the prevention and management of invasive species across international and domestic boundaries: U.S. national strategy for the Arctic region and the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna Working Group of the Arctic Council
Gilbert Castellanos, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

New occurrence and rapid response
Alaska’s statewide spotted knapweed (Centaurea stoebe) response effort: An ongoing success story
Trish Wurtz, U.S. Forest Service

Crayfish inventory on Kodiak Island
Blythe Brown, Kodiak Soil & Water Conservation District

Invasive forest pathogens in North America: Lessons for Alaska
Robin Mulvey, U.S. Forest Service

New Washington state noxious weeds of concern to Southeastern Alaska
Timothy Miller, Washington State University Extension

Activity in our backyards
Eradication of invasive Northern pike from Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula
Kristine Dunker, Alaska Department of Fish & Game

Predicting invasive potential: What are the biological characteristics of Alaska’s most invasive plant species?
Lindsey Flagstad, University of Alaska Anchorage, Alaska Natural Heritage Program

Results from recent knotweed studies in the Pacific Northwest
Tim Miller, Washington State University

Juneau knotweed control program 
Brian Maupin, Alaska Association of Conservation Districts

Weed control and monitoring on Annette Island
Genelle Winter, Metlakatla Indian Community

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Reporting good news for a change: Why we have to stop being the bad news bears
Jennifer Grenz, North American Invasive Species Management Association

Elodea
Expert probability elicitation through adaptive choice: The risk of Elodea spp. for salmonid persistence in Alaska
Tobias Schwoerer, Institute of Social & Economic Research

Elodea in Lake Hood: The stars align in an emergency 
Heather Stewart, Department of 
Natural Resources

A GIS-based approach for prioritization of water bodies for aquatic invasive species surveys 
Tom 
Heutte, U.S. Forest Service

Elodea on the Copper River Delta, Alaska: A preliminary survey of aquatic communities
Rob Develice, U.S. Forest Service, Chugach National Forest

Responding to Elodea: What are the lessons learned?
John Morton, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Activity in our backyards
Garlic mustard management in Juneau  
Brian Maupin, Alaska Association of Conservation Districts

Invasive forest insects in Alaska: Where are they now?
Jason Moan, Alaska Division of Forestry

Climbing by bird vetch: Advantages to vetch, consequences to the structural host
Diane Wagner, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Institute of Arctic Biology and Biology and Wildlife Department

Invasive species and highway construction: DOT&PF Southcoast Region practices
John C. Barnett, Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities

WORKSHOP
Know your herbicides: 2,4-D and Imazapyr
Steven Seefeldt, University of Alaska Fairbanks, School of Natural Resources & Extension 

Media training: How to communicate your project to the public
Meadow Bailey, Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities

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