If you missed the event, a recording is available:
Note: The event recording will expire on January 13th, 2022.
Poster artwork and comics were illustrated by the talented Jon Wagner of East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District.
Event agendaWednesday, January 13th 2021
9:30am Welcome & Introductions
Mitch Bixby (City of Portland—Bureau of Environmental Services)
9:35am Keynote Speaker: Decolonizing Sustainability Gabe Sheoships (Center for Diversity & the Environment/Friends of Tryon Creek)
10:30am Trait variation and long-term population dynamics of the invasive garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) in its invaded range Laura Hancock (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
11:00am Coffee Break
11:15am Seeing the Forest for the Trees: A Look into the Physiological Responses of Temperate Trees in a Warming World Angelica Patterson (Black Rock Forest)
11:45am CWMA Committee Updates/Western Invasives Network Update Chelsea White-Brainard (East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District); Michelle Delepine (West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District); Tyler Pedersen (Tualatin Soil and Water Conservation District); Mitch Bixby (City of Portland—Bureau of Environmental Services); Troy Abercrombie (Western Invasives Network)
12:45pm New Weeds Discussion Mitch Bixby (City of Portland—Bureau of Environmental Services)
1:05pm EAB and You: A Regional Study of Potential Future Impacts of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Dominic Maze and Monte Mattsson (City of Portland—Bureau of Environmental Services)
1:35pm Gypsy Moth: Past, Present, & Future Mariah Davis and Chelsea Carey (USDA—Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service)
2:05pm Coffee Break
2:20pm Spotted Lanternfly: Oregon’s looming threat Geoff Szafranski and J Barclay (Portland State University)
2:50pm Making Space in Conservation and Environmental Workforce for Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice: A 1-Year Review of the Green Jobs Workforce Training and Internship Program Katrina Montoya and Ahmed Yusuf (Forest Park Conservancy)
3:20pm Closing Wrap-Up/Comics Mitch Bixby (City of Portland—Bureau of Environmental Services) and Jon Wagner (East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District)
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