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National Invasive Species Awareness Week-Events in DC (Feb. 26-March 2, 2018)

  • 02/26/2018
  • 12:00 PM
  • 03/01/2018
  • 5:00 PM
  • Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

Meet the Experts To Learn about Pressing Invasive Species Issues

Help observe National Invasive Species Awareness Week on Capitol Hill during the week of February 26-March 2, held in cooperation with the Congressional Invasive Species Caucus. Participate in events throughout this week to raise awareness and identify solutions to invasive species issues at local, state, tribal, regional and national scales.

Capitol Hill Lunch Seminars, all at 12 noon

Monday February 26-Invasive Species and Infrastructure

Tuesday February 27- Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)

Wednesday February 28-Gene Drives 101: Perspectives on Potential Invasive Species Management

Thursday March 1-Early Detection and Rapid Response

NA-IPC Webinars

Monday February 26, 3 PM-SIIPA Model: Web Map on Early Detection and Rapid Response

Tuesday February 27, 3 PM-Legal Issues Surrounding Invasive Species Management

Wednesday February 28, 4 PM-Climate Change and Invasive Species

Thursday, March 1, 3 PM-The Indiana CISMA Project

For more events (evening fair and reception), location information and to register for webinars, go to


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