Check the NISAW page for more information and updates on events!
National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW), now in its third year, is an awareness week that will be marked by national, state and local events, including a major conference in Washington D.C., a public meeting by the National Invasive Species Council, Capitol Hill briefings on aquatic invasive species, and updates by federal agencies on important invasive species issues and initiatives. A number of activities related to invasive species and available to the public are taking place during the week. Events include presentations, surveys for invasive forest pests, a short film screening and the 13th Maine Milfoil Summit in Lewiston focusing on the sustainability of control efforts.
- To lean more about invasive species in Maine, check out some of the resources of the Maine Invasive Species Network: identification resources, invasive species maps, videos and news.