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Oregon InterAgency Noxious Weed Symposium
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
La Sells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis, OR 97331
11:00​ Registration and poster session opens ​

1:00 Welcome and Introduction - Katy Coba, Director of ODA​
Agency and Cooperator Updates

Session Moderatior: Tim Butler, ODA
1:20​ National Trends and Healthy Habitats Coalition Funding for Western States - John Cantlon, DuPont Corp.
2:00​ USDI Bureau of Land Management - Sean MacDougall, BLM, Spokane District
2:15 USDA Forest Service - Shawna Bautista, USFS
2:30​ Oregon Invasive Species Council - Rick Boatner, OR. Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
2:45 Break

Weed Mapping Technologies
Session Moderator: Alex Park, ODA
3:15​ EDDMaps & EDDMaps Mobile App. - Chuck Bargeron, University of Georgia Center for Invasive Species & Ecosystem Health
3:45​ IMap Invasives - Lindsey Wise, Portland State University, Oregon Biodiversity Information Center
4:00​ The New Oregon WeedMapper - Alex Park, Oregon Dept. of Ag, Noxious Weed Control Program​

Practical Applications of Mapping Tools - Doug Johnson, Oregon State University, Dept. of Rangeland Resources

​5:00 ​Adjourn & Poster Session
​5:30 ​Social Hour (No Host Bar)
​6:00 ​Awards Dinner at CH2M Hill Alumni Center
​725 Southwest 26th St. Corvallis, OR 97331 (adjacent to the meeting facility)
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
La Sells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis, OR 97331
 ​ ​Regional Roundup and Border Patrol
​Session Moderator: Tom Forney, ODA
​Northwest Oregon and Washington - Glenn Miller, OR. Dept. of Ag, Noxious Weed Control Program
​Southwest Oregon and California - Carri Pirosko, OR. Dept. of Ag, Noxious Weed Control Program
​North Central Oregon and Washington - Dave Langland, OR Dept. of Ag, Noxious Weed Control Program
​South Central Oregon and California - Mike Crumrine, OR Dept. of Ag, Noxious Weed Control Program
​Northeast Oregon and Idaho - Dan Sharratt, OR. Dept. of Ag, Noxious Weed Control Program, Retired
​Southeast Oregon and Nevada - Bonnie Rasmussen, OR. Dept. of Ag, Noxious Weed Control Program
​10:00 ​Break and Poster Sesssion
​Aquatics on the Move
​Session Moderator: Mark Sytsma, PSU Center for Lakes and Reservoirs
​New Invasive Aquatic Weeds Threatening Oregon - Vanessa Howard-Morgan, PSU, Center for Lakes and Reservoirs
​10:45 ​Large-scale Treatment of Milfoil - Curt Carpenter, Moses Lake Irrigation and Rehabilitation District and Dave Klutz, Lakeland Restoration Services LLC., ID
​Challenges of Yellow Floating Heart Control with Non-chemical Control - Barb Mumblo, USFS Rogue Siskiyou NF and Bruce Hansen, USFS PNW Research Station
​Organizing an Aquatic Weed Survey - Brook Gray, Crooked River CWMA

​12:15 ​Lunch provided with registration
​Restoration and Other Interesting Stuff
​Session Moderator: Glenn Miller, ODA
​Noxious Weed Control in Western Australia - Dennis Isaacson, OR Dept. of Ag, Retired
​2:00 ​Prairie 101 - Lynda Boyer, Heritage Seedlings Inc. 
​2:45 ​Invasive Plant Control as a Component of Native Plant Conservation Projects - Kelly Amsberry, OR Dept. of Ag., Native Plant Conservation
​3:15 Break and poster session​
​Cont. ​Restoration and Other Interesting Stuff
Bandon Gorse Control and Restoration Project - Sherri Laier, OR State Parks & Recreation
​4:00 ​Targeted Grazing: When is it a viable part of IPM? - Claudia Ingham, Oregon State University, Animal & Rangeland Sciences and Craig Madsen, Healing Hooves, LLC
Fire and herbicide impacts on annual species successional dynamics within invaded shrubland communities - Merilynn Hirsch-Schantz, Oregon State University, Dept. of Rangeland Ecology and Management
​5:00 ​Adjourn
Thursday, December 6, 2012
La Sells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis, OR 97331

​Biological Control of Weeds
​Session Moderator: Eric Coombs, ODA
​8:00  ​ ​Oregon, What's New - Eric Coombs, OR. Dept. of Ag, Noxious Weed Control Program
​8:30 ​International Outlook - Mark Schwarzlander, University of Idaho Dept. of Entomology
Oregon on the Ground Projects
​Session Moderator: Mike Crumrine, ODA
​9:15 ​Coordinating Garlic Mustard Control With a Large-scale Homeowners Association - Mary Logalbo & Michelle Delephine, West Multnomah SWCD
​9:45 ​Goatsrue, A New Weed in Oregon - Dominic Maze, City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services
​10:00 ​Break and Poster Session
​10:15 ​Organizing a Large Scale Cooperative Weed Control Project - Don Farrar, Gilliam County Weed Control Program
​10:45 ​Biocontrol in Action, Successful Control of Dalmation Toadflax - Bonnie Rasmussen & Dan Sharratt, OR. Dept. of Ag Noxious Weed Control Program
​11:15 ​Chewaucan Project - Grace Haskins, Lake County Cooperative Weed Mgmt Area
​11:50 ​Closing Remarks - Tim Butler, OR. Dept. of Agriculture, Noxious Weed Control Program
​12:00 ​Symposium Adjourn
Lodging, Parking, Directions & Pesticide Credits
Our host hotel is: Hilton Garden Inn, 2500 Southwest Western Blvd., Corvallis, Oregon 97330 Phone: 541-752-0800, Our personalized reservation website - Reserve quickly

For additional lodging in the Corvallis area visit: visitcorvallis.com

The LaSells Stewart Center features ample parking across the street in the Reser Stadium parking lot. The campus parking lots are pay lots from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday. Parking permits are available from automated kiosks in the lots and from the Parking Services office in Adams Hall, located at 15th & Washington. The full-day (five-hours or more) price is $7, with the parking lot kiosks offering hourly parking passes at $1 per hourly increment for up to four hours. Weeklong parking passes are available for $34. For additional information regarding parking visit: parking information

For driving directions to the venue visit: directions

Pesticide applicator credits:
Oregon and Washington Pesticide Applicator license credits available
Registration form and printable agenda
Print the agenda and registration form
Conference Contact Information
For questions or further information contact:

Primary contact: Jo Davis, ODA Noxious Weed Control Program Assistant: 503-986-4757

Secondary contact: Shannon Brubaker, Special Projects Facilitator: 503-986-4622

Main desk: 503-986-4621