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Natural Resources | UF IFAS Lee County Extension

Event: Southwest Florida CISMA Annual Invasive Species Symposium | Feb 26th, 2019 | FGCU

Invasive Plants 101: Identification & Treatment of EDRR Plants;
Invasive Plants 102: Field Identification and Treatment of Common Invasive Plants

Clark Ryals, Forester, Florida Forest Service, Caloosahatchee District
Roxanne Taylor, Land Stewardship Coordinator, Lee County Conservation 20/20

Identification of Native and Invasive Wetland Sedges

Alex Onisko, Invasive Species Biologist, South Florida Water Management District

ECISMA & Invasive Mangrove Management

Dennis Giardina, Everglades Region Biologist, FFWCC
Tony Pernas, Botanist, Big Cypress National Preserve, National Park Service

Sabal Palm Management on Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge

Mark Danahar, Supervisory Biologist, USFWS

Cuban Bulrush

Colette Jacono, Ph.D., Research Scientist, University of Florida Herbarium
Stephen Enloe, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Florida Center for Aquatic
and Invasive Plants

Phoenix Palm Decline

Brian Bahder, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Insect Vector Ecology, University of Florida
Ecological Restoration: To Use Herbicide or Not to Use Herbicide
Kim Ruiz, President, EcoPlanz

Brazilian Peppertree Psyllid

Jim Cuda, Ph.D., Professor, University of Florida Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants
Tegus in Charlotte County
Dan Quinn, Wildlife Biologist, FFWCC

Giant African Snail update

Jose Rodriguez, Public Information Officer, Florida Department of Agriculture and
Consumer Services’ Giant African Land Snail Eradication Program

Cane Toad update

Steve Johnson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Florida Department of Wildlife
Ecology & Conservation

New Guinea Flatworm update

Tim Collins, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, Florida International University
Alicie Warren, Natural Resources Manager, Miami-Dade County

Program Flyer Part 1
Program Flyer Part 2