MINNESOTA-WISCONSIN INVASIVE SPECIES CONFERENCE 2010:
Working Together to Control Invasive Species
November 8-10, 2010; St. Paul, Minnesota
MNWIISC Conference Proceedings
MNWIISC 2010 Conference Program
MNWIISC 2010 Conference Presentation Abstracts
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Invasive Species Partners Honored
registration (both online and offline) is now closed.
The Administration Office is no longer accepting conference registrations.
We will accept a limited number of on-site registrations at the conference at
the registration area.
Meals are not guaranteed
for on-site registrations.
To make a room
reservation at the Conference Hotel, the Crowne Plaza St. Paul Riverfront after
contact Stephanie Guidera at the Crowne Plaza at (651) 605-0197 and
mention that you are with the Minnesota – Wisconsin Invasive Species Conference.
collaborative Minnesota-Wisconsin conference on invasive species will be held
for the purpose of exchanging information on invasive species topics.
This is an all-taxa conference covering invasive aquatic and terrestrial plants,
animals, pests, and pathogens. The focus is to strengthen awareness of
invasive species issues, prevention, and management. Expected audiences
include researchers, land managers, natural resource professionals, university
personnel, landscapers, nursery, agricultural or forestry employees,
environmental specialists, lake association members, and agency and
MNWIISC is Hosted by the Following
Organizations. To contact a representative from the organization, click on the
name underneath the logo.
MNWIISC's Fiscal Agent:
MNWIISC 2010 registration costs are very affordable. Please register early for
lower registration rates.
LATE (after Oct 6)
Student Monday Only
Student Tuesday Only
Student Wednesday Only
The first 150 registrants will receive
the Pocket Naturalist Guide: “Invasive Plants of Eastern North
America”! Thank you to the Midwest Invasive Plant Network for
donating these guides.
Conference Location and Accommodations
Our conference venue is the
Crowne Plaza St. Paul Riverfront Hotel in
downtown St. Paul, MN. Exhibits and posters showcasing the latest in invasive
species research and restoration work will be displayed in Governor’s Hall
throughout the conference. Receptions and breaks are also planned for this area,
which will give registrants many opportunities to visit with the exhibitors and
The Crowne Plaza St. Paul Riverfront provides a beautiful setting for the
Minnesota-Wisconsin Invasive Species Conference, with spectacular views of the
Mississippi River and a central location in downtown St. Paul. Accommodations
include free wifi in rooms and common areas, a complimentary newspaper in the
morning, swimming pool and exercise facilities, and on site parking. St. Paul’s
finest dining and entertainment venues such as museums, theaters, and the Xcel
Energy Center, St. Paul’s largest multi function event space, are within a few
blocks of the Crowne Plaza.
Attendees will be served coffee and tea
breaks every morning and afternoon in addition to lunch on Monday and Tuesday
and evening receptions on Monday and Tuesday. Many dinner options are available,
as there are a number of excellent restaurants just steps away from the Crowne
On Tuesday evening a reception will be held in the stunning “Windows On The
River” on the 22nd floor of the hotel. Complimentary refreshments will be served
as attendees network and socialize while taking in a breathtaking panorama of
St. Paul and the Mississippi River Valley.
A block of rooms have been set aside at the
Crowne Plaza St. Paul Riverfront (11 E. Kellogg Boulevard, St. Paul, MN 55101)
at a discounted rate of $89 per night. The room block will be removed three
weeks before the conference, after which time the discounted rate or room
availability cannot be guaranteed. Click
here to book your rooms now or call 1(800) 593-5708 and mention the
conference name to receive a discounted reservation.
Come early and stay late! Enjoy all that the Twin Cities have to offer. The
MNWIISC group reservation is available from November 5, 2010 through November
Blocks of rooms have also been set aside at three hotels in Hudson, Wisconsin
for Wisconsin government staff who must stay in state. Hudson is a considerable
distance from St. Paul and attendees are encouraged to stay on site at the
• Holiday Inn Express (1200 Gateway Boulevard, Hudson, WI 54016) The room rate
is $85 per night. Call 1 (800) 821-2228, and use the group name “MNWIISC”. This
reduced rate is only guaranteed until October 8.
• Best Western Hudson House Inn (1616 Crest View Drive, Hudson, WI 54016) The
room rate is $70 per night. Call (715) 386-4562, and use the group code
• Fairmount Inn (2400 Center Drive, Hudson, WI 54016) The room rate is $70 per
night. Call (715) 386-6688, and use the group name “MNWIISC”
MNWIISC 2010 Exhibitor and Sponsor Prospectus and Registration Info
Thank you to all of
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Watch this site for more details in the future!