National Invasive Species Awareness Week Webinars
National Invasive Species Awareness Week
February 27-March 3, 2017
The full schedule of events for NISAW-17 is on the National Invasive Species Awareness Week website.
Invasive Species Reality Check: Where Are We and Where Do We Need to Go?
2:00 p.m. ET: Some Rapid Risk Assessment Tools for Nonnative Species: Where Are We, and Where Do We Need to Go? Mike Hoff, PhD, (USFWS-retired), Eagan, MN.
3:00 p.m. ET: Invasive Aquatic Plants in the Florida Landscape: Solving Problems with Interagency Cooperation. Melissa Smith, PhD., Research Ecologist at Invasive Plant Research Lab, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
2:00 p.m. ET: Use of Landsat time series for large-scale mapping of invasive species distributions. Valerie Pasquarella, Post-doc, University of Massachusetts, Amherst / Northeast Climate Science Center.
3:00 p.m. ET: Picking Our Battles: A Strategy to Enhance Success of Invasive Plant Projects. Rachel Stevens, Stewardship Coordinator and Wildlife Ecologist, Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, New Hampshire Fish, and Game Department.
2:00 p.m. ET: Biological Control Agents Being Employed for Control of the Emerald Ash Borer. Jian J. Duan, Ph.D., Research Entomologist/Lead Scientist, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Beneficial Insects Introduction Research Unit, DE.
2:00 p.m. ET: PlayCleanGo: Research on the Power of Positive Messaging. Susan Burks, Forestry and Invasive Species Program Coordinator, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
3:00 p.m. ET: Eleven Years of Firewood Behavior Change Research- What is working, and where should we go from here? Leigh Greenwood, Don’t Move Firewood Program Manager, The Nature Conservancy, Missoula MT.
11:00 a.m. ET: European Grapevine Moth Eradication Program – a Formula for a Successful Eradication Project. Nick Condos, Director, Plant Health and Pest Prevention Services, California Department of Food and Agriculture, Sacramento, CA.