2019 National Invasive Species Awareness Week

Insurance Description

February 25 - March 3, 2019

Washington D.C. 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

Lunch time 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

Lunch time Seminar on Capitol Hill: 12pm – 1pm

Cannon House Office Building Room 421

Invasive Species Happy Hour

Hawk ‘n’ Dove

329 Pennsylvania Avenue SE

Washington, D.C. 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)

Lunch time Seminar on Capitol Hill: 12pm – 1pm

Rayburn House Office Building 2020

Resistance: A Discussion about the Innovative Solutions to Invasive Species Issues through Forest and Plant Science – Enrico Bonello (Center for Applied Plant Sciences; Ohio State University)

Lunch time Seminar on Capitol Hill: 12pm – 1pm

Longworth House Office Building 1100

Invasive Species Advisory Committee Meeting

9am – 5pm

National Museum of the American Indian

Fourth Street & Independence Avenue SW

Washington, D.C. 20560


NA-IPC Webinars

20 years of NISAW and EDRR for new Trapa bispinosa in Potomac watershed

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

Bridging the gap between invasive species research and management in New York

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

Glyphosate, Friend or Foe?

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

PlayCleanGo and You Can Change Public Behavior to Slow the Spread of Invasive Species

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