National Invasive Species Awareness Week

February 27 - March 3, 2017

PARTICIPATE IN EVENTS ACROSS THE NATION to raise awareness and identify solutions to invasive species issues at local, state, tribal, regional, international and national scales. Locate an invasive species event in your state or county. Plan your own event using the NISAW Toolkit – where and when it works for you!

Acknowledgements:

Chuck Bargeron, Liz Moss, Sarah Jean Swain and Bekah Wallace, UGA-CISEH, Coordinators, NISAW website and webinar technology

Jason Goldberg, USFWS, Coordinator, Federal Agency Fair/Congressional Reception 

Alex Hosmar and Rick Otis, RRISC, overall coordination and assistance 

Jil Swearingen, NPS, Coordinator, NISAW 2017 Theme, webinars and Capitol Hill seminars  

Lee van Wychen, WSSA, Coordinator, Capitol Hill arrangements


Invasive Species Reality Check: Where Are We and Where Do We Need to Go?

Monday Feb 27 - Impacts and Prevention
10a ET Informal MeetUp at US Botanic Garden Conservatory
11:30a ET Capitol Hill Lunch Seminars, Cannon 122 - Chick-fil-a lunch provided
2-4p ET Afternoon Webinars

Tuesday Feb 28  - Early Detection and Response
10:00 am ET, Capitol Hill Lunch Seminar, Senate Dirksen G11 - Continental breakfast provided
2-4p ET Afternoon Webinars

Wednesday March 1 - Innovative Methods
11:30a ET Capitol Hill Lunch Seminars, Cannon 122 - Chick-fil-a lunch provided
2-3p ET Afternoon Webinar

Wednesday March 1 - Federal Agency Fair and Awards Reception
4-7p ET Rayburn House Office Bldg., Rm 2043. Food and drinks served at 5p.

Thursday March 2 -  Creating Behavior Change
10-11a ET Fieldtrip: National Museum of the American Indian
11:30a ET Capitol Hill Lunch Seminars, Cannon 122 - Chick-fil-a lunch provided
2-4p ET Afternoon Webinars

Friday March 3 - Public-Private Partnerships
11a ET Morning webinar

If You Plan on Coming to NISAW Events in DC, Please RSVP Using This Google Form.

NISAW Toolkit

Sponsors:  Bayer Crop Science, Dow AgroSciences, Mid-Atlantic Invasive Plant Council, Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, Reduce Risks from Invasive Species Coalition, Syngenta, Weed Science Society of America

Participating organizations:  Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Environmental Law Institute, National Environmental Coalition on Invasive Species, Nature Conservancy, Reduce Risks from Invasive Species Coalition, University of Georgia, Weed Science Society of America, Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, Federal Interagency Committee on Noxious and Exotic Weeds, National Invasive Species Council and many others.

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For More Information

Rick Otis

Reduce Risks from Invasive Species Coalition
202-289-2060
rick.otis@rrisc.org | www.rrisc.org

Lee Van Wychen, Ph.D.
National and Regional Weed Science Societies
Lee.VanWychen@wssa.net

 

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