year our theme is "Working with Partners to
Manage Invasive Plants".
Our keynote speaker, Alan White, is the Invasive Species
and Pesticide Manager from the Forest Service's SW Regional Office.
offer a special day of certification training and
testing on Monday the week
of the meeting if there is sufficient interest. (Contact Dr. John Brock if
you would like to become a certified herbicide applicator on October 27 at
this training -- email@example.com)
There will be a half-day session devoted
to all aspects of buffelgrass management, in cooperation with the Southern
Arizona Buffelgrass Coordination Center.
Sponsors who have products and services
of interest to invasive plant managers will be there with booths both days
of the presentations, and will be available for discussion and questions
at the members reception and happy hour on Tuesday evening.
As always, we
will have a 1/2-day field trip on the last day of the meeting, to look at
invasive weeds in the area. More details on this and speakers to be posted
on our website, www.swvma.org.
Please be sure to reserve your room by September
27 in order to get the special $84/night room rate. Tell them you are there for the SW Veg meeting.