2010 Conference

On July 14th at the OSU-OKC Campus in Oklahoma City, the 2nd Annual Meeting of the OkIPC was held. The day included invited speakers, poster session, business meeting, and board of directors’ meeting.

Meeting Program:

8:30 Welcome
Karen Hickman, OkIPC President, Natural Resource Ecology & Management, Oklahoma State University

8:40 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Invasive Species Policy
PDF of Presentation
Everett Laney, Biologist, USACE Tulsa District & Southwest Division Invasive Species SME (Subject Matter Expert) USACE Invasive Species Leadership Team Member

9:40 – 10:00 ODAFF Regulatory Activities
PDF of Presentation
Jeanetta Cooper, Agricultural Services Administrator, Oklahoma Dept. of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry

10:15 – 10:45 Update on Invasive Species Activities in Oklahoma
PDF of Presentation
Jay Pruett, OkIPC President-elect, Director of Conservation, The Nature Conservancy – Oklahoma Chapter

10:45 – 11:15 Current Status on Ranking Invasive Plants in Oklahoma
PDF of Presentation
Bruce Hoagland, OkIPC Past-President, Coordinator Oklahoma Natural Heritage Inventory, Dept. of Geography, University of Oklahoma

11:15 – 12:00 Biological Control of Saltcedar in Oklahoma at the Salt Plains Wildlife Refuge: Challenges and Opportunities!
PDF of Presentation
Tom Royer, Professor, and Alissa Berro, M.S. student, Entomology and Plant Pathology Dept., Oklahoma State University

1:15 Remarks from State Senator Ron Justice, Chair of Senate Agriculture Committee
(presentation had no electronic visual aids)

1:30 Control Efforts for Sericea lespedeza Invasion
PDF of Presentation
Valerie Cooke, Ph.D. Student, Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Oklahoma State University

1:45 Seed Industry and Its Requirements
(presentation had no electronic visual aids)
Wayne Herriman, Holman Seed, Collinsville, OK

2:30 – 2:45 Beautiful, but Noxious: Yellow Iris (Iris psuedacorus) in Oklahoma
PDF of Presentation
Priscilla Crawford, OkIPC Secretary, Conservation Specialist, Oklahoma Biological Survey, Oklahoma Natural Areas Registry

2:45 – 3:00 Kudzu in Oklahoma
PDF of Presentation
Karen Hickman, OkIPC President; Natural Resource Ecology & Management, Oklahoma State University

3:00 OkIPC 2010 Business Meeting

4:00 OkIPC 2010 4th quarter Board of Directors Meeting

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