National Invasive Species Awareness Week!

National Invasive Species Awareness Week begins TODAY!  The Center of Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health at the University of Georgia is hosting daily webinars on the latest in invasive species management, education, and policy issues.

The webinars are as follows:

Monday, Feb. 23: Landscape-scale Invasive Plant Control Projects – Chris Evans, Illinois Wildlife Action Plan

  • Nick Seaton and Caleb Grantham, Southern Illinois Invasive Species Strike Team, The Nature Conservancy
  • Cheryl Millett, Central Florida Lygodium Strategy, The Nature Conservancy
  • Carmen Chapin, Great Lakes Exotic Plant Management Team, National Park Service

Tuesday, Feb. 24: Play, Clean, Go – Laura Van Riper, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Wednesday, Feb. 25: Invasive Plant Listing: Taking it up a Notch with a National Standard – Nancy Loewenstein, Auburn University

Thursday, Feb. 26: EDDMapS, Smartphones and the NAISMA Mapping Standards – Chuck Bargeron, University of Georgia

Friday, Feb. 27: Don’t Move Firewood, What we can do for you – Leigh Greenwood, Don’t Move Firewood Campaign Manager, The Nature Conservancy

Each webinar will begin at 3 p.m. EST and end approximately 4 p.m. EST.

Registration free and is available at