An overview of Amynthas “jumping” worms: history, identification, and management. Presentation by Bernie who has been with the WI DNR for 13 years working with Invasives Species, and particularly the Best Management Practices (BMPs) for addressing Invasives in the Forests. She loves science and biology and everyday is surprised by how exciting and dynamic it continues to be. Bernie is originally from Pennsylvania and went to the University of Pittsburgh (PITT) for both undergrad and grad school. She loves to garden and has an active bee hive in the middle of her vegetable garden.