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Managing Troublesome Vines Webinar

December 7, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The encroachment of invasive, weedy vines threatens the ecology of many ecosystems, including rights-of-ways, Tribal lands, and home landscapes. During this webinar, experts will explain how to manage invasive vines like kudzu, mile-a-minute vine, and poison ivy to protect the function of local ecosystems and provide a more suitable habitat for wildlife. This webinar is geared toward foresters and arborists, municipal land managers, grounds managers, and Tribal leaders.

This webinar is free to attend. Attendees can earn state agency continuing education credits by viewing this webinar. Please see the registration page for more details.


Webinar Details

December 7, 2021 2-3:00 PM EST Followed by a 30 minute Q&A




Learning Objectives

Identify various types of creeping vines such as kudzo, mile-a-minute vine and poison ivy.
Understand the extent of invasive vine infestation and the potential for ecosystem damage.
Review integrated pest management approaches to control invasive vines and encourage diversified, native ecosystems.




David Clabo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Silviculture
Outreach/Extension, University of Georgia

Ellen Lake

Research Entomologist,
USDA-ARS Invasive Plant Research Laboratory

Mark Renz, Ph.D.

Professor and Extension Weed Specialist,
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Steven Hart, Ph.D.

American Institute for Goat Research,
Langston University


EPA’s 2021-2022 IPM Webinar Series

The 2021-2022 IPM series is available! All webinars are free and offer state agency continuing education credits. Learn about topics such as ticks, bed bugs, invasive plants, hemlock pests, termites, and more!


December 7, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm