Tuesday, February 28th

Early Detection and Response



Capitol Hill Morning Seminars - Senate Dirksen-G11

(25 min; 5 min Q/A)

10:00a ET A National Incident Response Initiative. Stanley (Stas) Burgiel, Assistant Director for Policy and Program Coordination, National Invasive Species Council Secretariat (NISC-Sec), Washington DC.


10:30a ET Early Detection Mapping System for the United States. Chuck Bargeron, Associate Director for Invasive Species and Information Technology, University of Georgia, Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health, Tifton GA.


Afternoon Webinars

2:00p ET Use of Landsat time series for large-scale mapping of invasive species distributions. Valerie Pasquarella, Post-doc, University of Massachusetts, Amherst / Northeast Climate Science Center


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3:00p ET Picking Our Battles: A Strategy to Enhance Success of Invasive Plant Projects. Rachel Stevens, Stewardship Coordinator and Wildlife Ecologist, Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, New Hampshire Fish and Game Department.


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