The Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference (UMISC) brings together researchers, professionals, government educators and more to strengthen management of invasive species. The 2020 conference connects the invasive species management, research and policy communities, with opportunities to network and collaborate. This year’s conference will be held online from November 2 to November 6.
Danielle Toperczer, ISCBC’s Director of Programs and Communications, is presenting in the session Organisms in Trade: Fostering Responsible Businesses, taking place on November 5. Danielle’s presentation, Be PlantWise – Making a difference to reduce the spread of horticulturally invasive plants in British Columbia, speaks to increasing knowledge and reducing the spread of invasives in the horticulture industry.
Visit the UMISC website for more information and to register.
ISCBC is working collaboratively with the horticulture industry to promote responsible gardening by reducing the sale and purchase of invasive plants. The PlantWise program includes both industry and consumer components, supporting the efforts of industry leaders who provide direction to gardeners at the point of sale, as well as through education and awareness in BC communities. Learn more about Plantwise.