Invasive Species Conference
In partnership with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Trees Forever is hosting an Invasive Species Conference to inform and assist landowners of Northeast Iowa about the threat invasive species pose to the health of our woodlands and natural areas. The conference will include speakers skilled in identification, treatment and land management, and knowledgeable on resources available to assist landowners.
8:00 a.m. Registration and Refreshments
8:30 a.m. Welcome: Shannon Ramsay, Founding President and CEO of Trees Forever
8:45 a.m. Keynote – Tivon Feeley, Iowa DNR
9:50 a.m. Invasive Species Identification: Woodland and Prairie
10:35 a.m. Backbone State Park Project/Cost share opportunities
11:20 a.m. Panel - TBD
Noon Lunch break
12:50 p.m. Managing woodland invasive species
1:35 p.m. Break
1:45 p.m. Managing prairie invasive species
2:30 p.m. Break
2:50 p.m. Goats on the Go/Other management techniques
3:40 p.m. Adjourn
There is a $10 fee for this event to cover lunch. Please register below.
February 1, 2019
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
EB Lyons Interpretive Center at Mines of Spain
8991 Bellevue Heights Rd.
Dubuque, Iowa 52003
Contact Emily Swihart at 563-260-1000