NISAW 2022

NISAW was held February 28 - March 4, 2022

In 2022, NAISMA and their partners focused education and advocacy on six main areas:
NISAW is powered by The North American Invasive Species Management Association (NAISMA), which supports local, state, and regional organizations to make NISAW their own with these tools:

Outreach and Communications

NAISMA encourages local, state, and regional organizations to use the FREE NISAW toolkit of outreach and communications resources to raise awareness of local invasive species concerns to elected officials, agency leadership, and the public. NAISMA’s emails, social media posts, and digital advertising campaign reached over 500,000 viewers in 2022.

Educational Invasive Species Webinars

NAISMA hosts educational webinars on priority invasive species issues the week of NISAW and the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Other organizations may host webinars also. Get more information and register on the NISAW events page.

Congressional Briefings

Individual Meetings

NISAW provides an opportunity for individuals and organizations to meet with elected officials and agency leadership to communicate priorities for invasive species legislation, funding, policy, and management.

Local Events and Awareness Weeks or Months

NAISMA will collaborate with members, partners, and like-minded organizations to arrange social media during the week of NISAW to raise awareness of the economic and ecological impacts of invasive species.

Social Media

NAISMA promotes state and local events and Awareness Weeks or Months utilizing the NISAW events page and social media channels.

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