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Three Shores CISMA Spring Partner Meeting/Training

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
10:00 am4:00 pm
ECA Lower Level
Three Shores CISMA  Spring Partner Meeting/Training

Three Shores CISMA
Spring Partner Meeting/Training
May 1, 2019
Partnership Meeting Agenda - 10:00am
10:00 am - 10:05 am Welcome and introductions

10:05 am - 10:15 am - 2019 Work Plan (Discussion and approval)
- Financial Review (Mike McCarthy/CLMCD)
10:15 am - 10:30 am Utilizing the CISMA partnership - Outreach, supply sharing, active
management strategies, spreading the CISMA message (Nick Cassel/Three Shores)
10:30 am - 11:15 am Partner updates (please limit to 3 minutes)
Training Agenda - 11:15am
11:15 am - 11:20 am Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program
(Jen Parks/CLMCD)
11:20 am - 12:20 pm EUP Priority Invaders - ID/Integrated Pest Management Techniques
Garlic mustard, European frog-bit, Japanese knotweed, Himalayan balsam, invasive
Phragmites (Nick Cassel)
12:20 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch & Networking (Bring your own lunch or local restaurants nearby)
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Invasives in Agriculture, Why Care? - ID/Management of species found to
negatively impact local agriculture and potentially spread to natural areas.
(Jim Isleib/MSUE)
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm New Invasive Species - ID/Integrated Pest Management Techniques
Spotted Lantern Fly, Northern Snakehead, Japanese Chaff Flower, Asiatic Sand Sedge
(Nick Cassel & Tiffany Escherich/BMIC)
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Post Treatment Site Restoration - Managing a site after herbicide treatment.
Using native plants, soil remediation, follow-up, maintenance, and monitoring
(Ken Kerkhof/Northern Natives)

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Herbicide seminar & demonstrations - permits, personal protective
equipment (PPE), properly mixing herbicides, surfactants, dyes, standard
treatments via backpack sprayer, cut stump, and hand pump (Nick Cassel)
This event has been approved for 3 Michigan Pesticide Recertification Credits in Categories 3B, 5, 6, and CORE.