2023 Ontario Phragmites Working Group Meeting

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Date(s) - Wednesday, January 25 2023
9:00 am - 6:00 pm


The Ontario Phragmites Working Group Meeting will take place virtually on Wednesday January 25th, 2023 

The early-bird prices below will only last until December 30th, 2022 at 11:59 pm EST

Ticket TypeCost
OIPC Conference$140
OPWG Conference $90
OIPC Conference and OPWG Meeting$180
OIPC Conference$195
OPWG Conference$115
OIPC Conference and OPWG Meeting$240

Conference fees help the OIPC deliver on our mission to provide a coordinated provincial response to the growing threat of invasive plants through the variety of resources and products we create, such as best management practices, grow me instead guides, webinars and training opportunities.  

The OIPC will not be increasing our prices this year and in addition to our discounted rates for OIPC members, are pleased to offer discounts for several of our attendees.  

  • Indigenous Peoples: Please use the code INDIGENOUSVOICES at checkout to receive a FREE ticket to this event .
  • Dedicated Volunteers: Please have your organization contact us by emailing Coordinator@OnInvasives.ca to request a discount code for your volunteer group to receive 50% off registration!
  • Students: Please use the code STUDENT50 at checkout to receive 50% off your ticket to this event. Please ensure that you use your student email when purchasing your ticket.
  • Groups of 3 or more: Email Coordinator@OnInvasives.ca to request a discount code and receive 25% off registration for multiple attendees participating from the same organization .

The 2023 OPWG conference theme is Building Resilient Communities! This year we will showcase a community approach to Invasive Phragmites management through building resilient communities and broadening perspectives to foster coordinated action towards the control and management of this invasive plant. This year’s meeting will encourage people to work together towards healthy ecosystems and biodiversity in a changing climate. It will provide an opportunity to explore strategies, programs, partnerships, knowledge and research that shape and build resilient management of Invasive Phragmites.

Are you an organization with a Phragmites management success story? We want to hear from you and showcase your project! Have your organization contact us and contribute 1 – 2 PowerPoint slides to be included in the OPWG Meeting! Email Coordinator@Oninvasives.ca for more information.

This event will be offered in conjunction with our Annual Ontario Invasive Plant Council Conference which will take place virtually on January 18th, 2023. Together, this unique two-day event brings together professionals and passionate citizens across Ontario and beyond.

Questions? Send your questions to Info@OnInvasives.ca and we will quickly get back to you.

The 2023 OPWG Meeting Agenda will be available soon

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