MA-EPPC Member States District of Columbia 300 Members as of Oct. 2008
Provides regional leadership Coordinates info. collection/exchange Conducts public education/outreach Organizes volunteer opportunities Identifies research needs Seeks and establishes partnerships Supports regional All-Spp EDDMapS M A – E P P C
Swearingen, J., K. Reshetiloff, B. Slattery, and S. Zwicker. 2002. Plant Invaders of Mid-Atlantic Natural Areas. National Park Service and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Washington, D.C. 82 pp. Information on over 50 invasive plant species impacting natural areas in the mid-Atlantic region. Book
Conferences & Workshops 2001 Conference: Taking Action on All Fronts (PA) 2002 Symposium: Ecological Impacts of Invasive Plants (WV) 2003 Conference: Issues, Impacts and Actions (PA) 2004 Workshop: Invasive Plant Management (MD) 2005 Conference: Perspectives, Prescriptions and Partnerships (PA) 2006 Workshop: Weedbuster Training and Certification (NJ) 2007 Conference: Research, Removal and Renewal (PA) 2008 Workshop: Invasive Species Mapping and Early Detection (VA) MARK YOUR CALENDARS! August 11 & 12, 2009 The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Complicating Factors in Invasive Plant Management: Circumstances Beyond Our Control?
Japanese Hops Cooperative Weed Management Area Phil Pannill Regional Watershed Forester Maryland DNR Forest Service 1260 Maryland Avenue Hagerstown, MD 21740 phone 301-791-4010 email email@example.com Japanese hops Humulus japonicus (Note sharp tips on leaf lobes)
Gettin’ ‘er Done - Weed Warriors Montgomery Co., MD Potomac River Gorge, MD/VA Prince Georges Co., MD
Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health / Maryland Department of Natural Resources / Mid-Atlantic Nurseryman’s Association / National Capital Federation of Garden Clubs / Maryland Invasive Species Council Building Partnerships To Combat Invasives
MA-EPPC is working with the University of Georgia CISEH to develop an Early Detection Mapping System for the Mid-Atlantic Region. Funding is through the National Park Service, National Capital Region.
Wavyleaf Basketgrass – Early Detection & Response