2014 Invasive Species Symposium

The Illinois Wildlife Action Plan's Invasive Species Campaign sponsored the 2014 Illinois Invasive Species Symposium. This event was a one-day, all-taxa symposium that featured a great line up of speakers presenting on invasive plants, diseases, insects, and animals. The symposium also included a ceremony for this year's Invasive Species Awareness Month Awards.

To see a full list of the day's presentations, please see the agenda HERE

The meeting was held at the IDNR Office Building in Springfield on May 29th. Over 90 people attended the meeting in person with an additional 20+ attending via live webcast.

Recordings of the presentations are available HERE

For more information on the symposium, email Chris Evans at chris.evans@illinois.gov.

Symposium planning committee - Chris Evans, IDNR; Kelly Estes, Illinois CAPS; Andi Dierich, Morton Arboretum; Cathy McGlynn, Northeast Illinois Invasive Plant Partnership; and Debbie Maurer, Lake County Forest Preserve District