Conservators Annual Dinner Meeting
May 4, 2016
Asst. Professor of Biology, Framingham State University, was the guest speaker at the 2016 annual dinner.
Professor Connolly's talk focused on the most common invasive plant species in Massachusetts. Topics included ecological impacts, invasive species origin and spread, species identification, common control methods, new invaders to the state, biocontrol methods, and early detection rapid response.
Dr. Bryan Connolly is an Assistant Professor of Biology at Framingham State University; he is also President of the New England Botanical Club. Bryan's previous professional roles have included being Massachusetts State Botanist for Massachusetts Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program, as well as being the volunteer coordinator for the Invasive Plant Atlas of New England through the New England Wild Flower Society. He is a coauthor of "The Vascular Plants of Massachusetts: A County Checklist, First Revision" and has published sixteen scientific articles.