National Invasive Species Awareness Week

February 26 - March 2, 2018

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!


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

NISAW Toolkit

Past 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 |

Lee Van Wychen, Ph.D.
National and Regional Weed Science Societies


Past Sponsors



Participating Organizations