2019

February 25 - March 3, 2019

Washington DC Events

Invasive Species 101: What are invasive species? How did they get here? How have they affected ecosystems around the world? What is being done to mitigate risks?
Belle Bergner, Executive Director, North American Invasive Species Management Association

Lunchtime Seminar on Capitol Hill: 12PM-  1PM
Cannon House Office Building Room 122

“Fire and Water” Series Session I: A Discussion about Invasive Species and Wildfires
Gina Ramos, Senior Weeds Specialist, Bureau of Land Management
Lunchtime Seminar on Capitol Hill: 12PM – 1PM
Cannon House Office Building Room 421

Hawk ‘n’ Dove
329 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003
starting around 5:30pm

“Fire and Water” Series Session II: A Discussion about Aquatic Invasive Species
Elizabeth Brown (Invasive Species Coordinator; Colorado Parks and Wildlife) 

Lunchtime Seminar on Capitol Hill: 12PM – 1PM
Rayburn House Office Building 2020

February 26–February 28, 2019
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
National Museum of the American Indian
Fourth Street & Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20560

Agenda

NA-IPC Webinars

Monday, February 25, 2019 – 3:00 PM Eastern
Lee Van Wychen, National and Regional Weed Science Societies and Nancy Rybicki, retired USGS

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 – 3:00 PM Eastern
Carrie Brown-Lima, NY Invasive Species Research Institute, Cornell University

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 – 3:00 PM Eastern
Jason Ferrell, Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants, University of Florida

Thursday, February 28, 2019 – 3:00 PM Eastern
Belle Bergner, North American Invasive Species Management Association

Acknowledgements

Chuck Bargeron, Liz Moss, Sarah Jean Swain and Rebekah Wallace, UGA Bugwood, Coordinators, NISAW website and webinar technology

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

Lee van Wychen, WSSA, Coordinator, Capitol Hill arrangements

Steering Committee Organizations

  • RRISC
  • Weed Science Society of America
  • Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission
  • NPS
  • DOI
  • USGS
  • USDA/APHIS
  • UGA
  • Invasive Species Action Network
  • Nature Conservancy
  • North American Invasive Species Management Association
  • US Army Corps of Engineers
  • USDA Forest Service