Background: The Midwest Invasive Plant Network (MIPN) have been working with the "green industry" on non -native alternatives. MIPN will be discussing the relationship with this industry as well as the success of their Landscape alternatives brochure/app (disseminated over 10,000 and over 10,000 downloads) and the cultivating awareness video.
Speakers will be:
Mark Renz Associate Professor/Extension Weed Specialist UW-Madison & President of the Midwest Invasive Plant Network
Kurt Dreisilker Head of Natural Resources Morton Arboretum &Treasurer of the Midwest Invasive Plant Network