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AGM 2016 Newfoundland – Dealing with Vegetation Programs  in Tough Social and Economic Times

The Organizing Committee of the 2016 AVMA AGM is pleased to announce that this year’s meeting will take place at the JAG Boutique Hotel and Johnson Geo Centre in St. John’s Newfoundland from October 12 – 14, 2016.

To book your room please call (709) 738-1524. or click here to book online.

The AVMA AGM will be taking place at the Johnson Geo Centre located on Signal Hill. It will be an interesting and exciting venue for AGM attendees.

UPDATED OCT 7th: REVISED AGENDA
UPDATED AUGUST 29th: PAYPAL PAYMENT LINK ADDED TO PAY ONLINE

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[27 May 2014 | No Comment | 2,282 views]

NOTE: There are “elk” pictured in this video when the narrator is referring to “deer.” This is because the narrator is British and the British word for “elk” is “red deer” or “deer” for short. The scientific report this is based on refers to elk so we wanted to be accurate with the truth of the story.

“When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.” – John Muir

When wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in the United States after being absent nearly 70 years, the most remarkable “trophic cascade” occurred. What is a trophic cascade and how exactly do wolves change rivers? George Monbiot explains in this movie remix.

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[27 May 2014 | No Comment | 654 views]

A rapid increase in deer population could “forever alter” the progression of a forest’s natural future by creating environmental havoc in the soil and disrupting the soil’s natural seed banks, according to a recent study.

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[16 Jan 2013 | No Comment | 1,024 views]
Herbicides: Collaborative Efforts

HERBICIDES: Collaborative Efforts Community-focused right-of-way initiatives result in low-maintenance, environmentally sustainable vegetation strategies. Submitted by Mike Cunningham, January 2013.

By Rick Johnstone, IVM Partners Inc.

A successful utility vegetation management program on the environmentally sensitive Delmarva Peninsula, with its coastal bays such as the Chesapeake Bay, demands good communication and cooperation with conservationists, sportsmen and government regulators.

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[1 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 1,991 views]

Controversial pesticide 2,4-D deemed not ‘dangerous’, but still banned in Quebec
BARRIE McKENNA
From Friday’s Globe and Mail
Published Thursday, May. 26, 2011 8:38PM EDT
Last updated Thursday, May. 26, 2011 8:49PM EDT
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Quebec has acknowledged, in a settlement of a pivotal NAFTA trade case, that a controversial pesticide it banned in 2006 doesn’t pose a significant risk to humans or the environment.
But the settlement isn’t likely to put the 2,4-D back on store shelves any time soon in Quebec …

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[1 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 1,592 views]

The details have yet to emerge, but Dow AgroSciences says it has settled a NAFTA challenge case with Ottawa over the pesticide 2,4-D. As part of agreement, a victory for the company, the government of Quebec has agreed to a statement saying the pesticides used chemical does “not pose an unacceptable risk to human health or the environment.”

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[1 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 1,564 views]
2011 Tentative AGM Agenda Released

The Planning Committee for the 2011 had released a tentative agenda for the 2011 AGM which will be held from October 17th to 19th, 2011 at the Crowne Plaza Lord Beaverbrook in Fredericton New Brunswick. The theme of this year’s conference will be “Urban Vegetation Management”

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[28 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 1,217 views]
SITE UPDATE

The site has been moved to a faster server because of the lag it was having. If it is slow for you then I want to know about it. On my end it is much faster now

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[30 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 4,687 views]
Sept 30 2010: Updated Agenda Added to Site

An updated agenda as been added for Interface 2010. You can view it online or download it to your computer in .pdf format

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