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  • Invasive Plant Alert – Fatoua villosa, Mulberryweed

    This just in… Fatoua villosa, mulberryweed, was recently reported in a subdivision in Westfield, north of Indianapolis.  Before that, it was known from a plant nursery in Walkerton (St. Joseph county), and a few counties in southeast Indiana where it was growing along the Ohio River. It is known for invading nurseries and greenhouses, and…

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  • Evansville Hosting Native Grass Symposium August 29-31

    This just in from the USDA…and our own Ellen Jacquart (INPAWS Invasives Education Team) will be speaking… Indiana will be the host of the Eastern Native Grass Symposium (ENGS) for the very first time this year.  We have some excellent speakers lined up to talk about utilizing and managing native forbs, pollinators, and grasses here…

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  • Learn to Recognize and Report Invasive Forest Pests

    Forest Pest Outreach and Survey Program (FPOSP) Early Detector Workshops The Indiana DNR Division of Forestry, Division of Entomology, along with Purdue Entomology will be hosting Early Detector Training programs across the state this summer in late July. The goals are to train interested citizens and landowners how to identify the signs and symptoms of invasive pests and…

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  • Watch for These New Invasive Plants

    “Watch for These New Invasive Plants” is the title of Ellen Jacquart’s talk at a recent meeting of the Indiana Academy of Sciences. AND she tells what to do when you find them: “Report IN”. Find Ellen’s presentation here: https://www.entm.purdue.edu/iisc/pdf/New%20Invasive%20Plants%20To%20Watch%20For%202016.pdf   It covers the following invaders with photos, detailed identification guidance, and how to report their location when you spot…

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