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Annual Business Meeting

11:00 a.m. Hyatt Regency Hotel, Room A, Tulsa

  1. Minutes – reading and approval of previous meetings records
  2. Officer and Member Reports
    1. President
    2. President Elect
    3. Secretary
    4. Treasurer
    5. All other Board Members
  1. Committee Reports
    1. Annual Meeting (including Invasive Species specific meeting)
    2. Policy
    3. Membership and Communication (including website)
    4. Nominations
  1. Old Business
    1. Membership sign-up/renewal app
    2. Member swag
  1. New Business
    1. 2018 annual meeting
    2. Student award presentation
    3. Kudzu Survey
    4. OkIPC Mission and Strategies
  2. Announcements
  3. Adjournment

Mission:  Facilitating education and management for protection of our economic and natural resources.


  • Businesses/Industries:  agricultural, horticultural, landscape, aquacultural, wildlife, tourism, forestry, and recreational
  • Landowners and managers: private and public
  • Agencies:  federal, state, local
  • Native American Tribes
  • Non-profit organizations:  conservation, agricultural, and land management
  • Institutions and Programs:  education, research


  1. Increase awareness through education about invasive plants, focusing on:
  • Sources of invasives
  • Economic and ecological effects of invasives
  • Recognition of invasives
  • Prevention of invasives
  • Early detection and rapid response to invasives
  • Control and management strategies for invasives
  1. Encourages legislative and regulatory improvements that increase invasives control effectiveness.
  2. Promote greater coordination between all entities engaged in or affecting invasives management.
  3. Serve as a clearinghouse for invasives management strategies.
  4. Identify and encourage sources of funding for invasives education and management.
  5. Identify invasive species and assess their potential threat for Oklahoma.

adopted 29 September 2009 by the OkIPC Officers and Board of Directors, revised 16 December 2013


Annual Member Meeting and Board Meeting, 2017


February 23, 2017, 4:20 p.m. Hyatt Regency Hotel, Room B, Tulsa.

(During the Oklahoma Natural Resources Conference.  Conference registration is not required to attend this meeting.)

  1. Minutes – reading and approval of last meeting’s record
  2. Officer Reports
    1. President – 2016 accomplishments
    2. President Elect
    3. Secretary
    4. Treasurer
  3. Committee Reports
    1. Annual Meeting
    2. Policy
    3. Membership and Communication
  4. Old Business
    1. Amendment to the Watch List
    2. Strategic Plan Survey Results
    3. Progress on White Papers
  5. New Business
  6. Announcements
  7. Adjournment


The Oklahoma Natural Resources Conference will be held February 22-24 in Tulsa this year.  The OkIPC is a coordinating organization and Priscilla Crawford, OkIPC President, is our representative on the organizing committee.

Early registration deadline is February 1st.  Register now!

Take a look at the draft program of presentations (PDF of program).

The annual OkIPC business meeting will be held during the OKNRC on Thursday at 4:20 p.m.

Registration Open for Invasive Species Meeting

Friday March 13, 2015

The Oklahoma Invasive Plant Council and Oklahoma Pest Action Council are co-hosting a comprehensive invasive species meeting at the National Weather Center in Norman.  The full day conference will incorporate a variety of invasive species issues important to our state, such as: crop weeds and pests, invasive species management, successful biocontrol of invasives, and information on many different invasive species, including invertebrates, pathogens, plants, and mammals.  The effect of invasives on crops, natural areas, and urban systems will be covered.

Registration fee will include full day conference participation, resource bag, lunch, and break snacks and beverages. In-service credits and CEUs will be offered.

Register Online