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1 Pacific Northwest Invasive Plant Council PNW-IPC

2 Mission statement - promote more effective ways to manage and control the impacts of and to protect Pacific Northwest’s ecosystems from invasive, non-indigenous plants by developing a broad-based organization of citizens, land managers, regulators, political decision makers, industry and non-profit organizations to providing an open forum to share information and to promote solutions to invasive plant threats. The PNW IPC includes the states of: Oregon, Washington, and Alaska, and the province of British Columbia and the Yukon territory WA OR BC PNW IPC Pacific Northwest Invasive Plant Council

3 PNW IPC’s First Conference Meeting the Challenge: Invasive Plants in Pacific Northwest Ecosystems September, 2006 Over 200 participants: - Natural resource professionals from public agencies and private industry -Academics/educators/extension professionals -Interested public -Urban parks/urban foresters - Watershed councils PNW IPC Pacific Northwest Invasive Plant Council

4 PNW IPC’s Web page · Noxious weed list for entire PNW region · References for control and research on invasives · Contact information for the general public · Calendar of events · Horticultural Invasives Prevention (HIP groups) · EDRR information · Other resources – - Nurseries participating in Codes of Conduct - Links to other organizations, publications, presentations… PNW IPC Pacific Northwest Invasive Plant Council

5 Diverse group of Board of Directors Academics Deborah Clark – OSU Sarah Reichard – U of W Tim Miller – WSU Ext Federal/Provincial agencies Regina Rochefort – NPS, Mt Ranier Simon Shamoun – Canadian Forest Service Margaret Smither-Kopperl – APHIS USDA Lou Whiteaker – NPS, Mt Ranier Linda Wilson – BC Ag and Lands State/county agencies Alison Halpern – WA state weed board Sasha Shaw – King County Priya Shahani – WA state DNR Jane Wentworth – Kitsap County Jennifer Zarnoch – WA state DNR Non-profit groups Liz Galli-Noble – CIPM Peter Dunwiddie – TNC-WA Mandy Tu – TNC – OR Vern Holm – NW Weed Management Gail Wallin – IPC of BC Connie Bollinger - CIPM Industry groups Vanelle Carrithers – Dow Agrosciences Steve Manning – Invasive Plant Control, Inc. PNW IPC Pacific Northwest Invasive Plant Council

6 Partner Organizations Oregon Invasive Species Council Washington Invasive Species Council PNW IPC Pacific Northwest Invasive Plant Council


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