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National Invasive Species Awareness Week, Feb. 26 – March 3rd, 2012

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.

More information on NISAW week and events will be posted as further details are available. Check the NISAW page for updates and the “10 ways to observe NISAW in Maine“!

Image Description: Milfoil infestation



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Maine Invasive Species Network
5741 Libby Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5741
Phone: 207.581.3188, 1.800.287.0274 (in Maine) or 1.800.287.8957 (TDD)E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469