NISAW was held February 20 - February 26, 2023
NISAW is an international event to raise awareness about invasive species, the threat that they pose, and what can be done to prevent their spread. 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:
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 aims to reach 500,000 viewers.
Educational Invasive Species Webinars
Tuesday, February 21st
Wednesday, February 22nd
Thursday, February 23rd
Friday, February 24th
NISAW provides an opportunity for organizations to hold formal briefings for Congressional staff to educate and inform on a specific topic or bill.
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.
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.