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Mission Statement: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 3:59 PM

"To conserve and protect Arizona's natural resources by providing a state-level organization that emphasizes an integrated management approach to address invasive or pest plants."

The Southwest Vegetation Management Association (SWVMA) was organized in 1997 to increase awareness about invasive vegetation and foster cooperation between vegetation managers.

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Southwest Vegetation Management Association’s
Annual Meeting
October 24– 27, 2016
Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort, Flagstaff, Arizona
22181 Resort Blvd

Monday, October 24, 2016 at 8:00 AM Pesticide Applicator Class - Register

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Theme: Transitions: Managing for a changing future

  • Guest speakers linked up
  • Topics include management strategies, camples from the field, hands-on calibration workshop, and others
  • OPM CEU credits will be available
  • Field Trip to invasive species treatment locations

Links for the
SWVMA Annual Meeting
" Transitions: Managing for a Changing Future"
Twin Arrows Navajo Casino, Flagstaff, AZ
October 24-27, 2016

Meeting Information

Submit an Abstract (due Sept. 19)

Register for the Annual Meeting (early bird rates end Oct. 10)

Register for the Pesticide Applicator Class (Monday, Oct. 24)

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Abstracts for posters or presentations at the annual meeting are due September 19, 2016. Details are available on the meeting page.

Proposals for the new Invasive Plant Grant Program are being accepted through September 23, 2016. Details are available here.

Elections for Vice President, Treasurer, and 2 board members at large will be held at the annual meeting. Details are available on the meeting information page.

A limited number of 2016 Annual Meeting Scholarships covering registration costs will be offered. Applications are due Oct. 7. Details are available on the meeting information page.

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For General Information, Contact:
Southwest Vegetation Management Association
c/o Anna Schrenk, President
P.O. Box 5151
Phoenix, AZ 85010-5151

President: Anna Schrenk
Past President: John Brock
Secretary: Kris Gade
Treasurer: Patti Fenner
Board members:
Matt Zoost
Max Allen
Lisa Thornley
Vacant - Board Member

Last Updated: September 20, 2016
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