The University of Wisconsin-Madison Agronomy Department and UW-Extension is pleased to present a series of videos for the identification of invasive plants.
In March of 2001 at the first Wisconsin Plants Out of Place Conference the Invasive Plants Association of Wisconsin was founded. A packed conference of 600 people shared their enthusiasm for starting IPAW and their knowledge about invasive plants. Ken Lonquist, a song-writer and folk-singer from Madison, was hired to close out the conference with a short concert. We asked Ken to write a song about invasive plants. The result was...
Night of the Invasive Plants
For more information on Ken, visit his website at http://www.kenland.com.
The Forest Pest Rap
Take 2 minutes, if you can, to enjoy this Forest Pest Rap, written to advertise the new FAO Guide re forest pest prevention.
FAO's communications specialist Tullia Baldassarri did a great job on this video.
The FAO Guide provides easy to understand information on International Standards for Phytosanitary measures (ISPM's) and how forest management practices can play a role in minimizing pest prevalence and spread. It will soon be available in Arabic,Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. The English version is available and can be freely downloaded at: