Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Invasive Species Webinars - Register Now!

The National Association of Invasive Plant Councils (NAIPC) will be conducting five webinars Feb. 23-27, 2015 during the National Invasive Species Awareness Week.
“With limited travel resources, these webinars provide a great opportunity for professionals and citizens to stay informed with the latest in invasive species management, education and policy issues from the comfort of their own office or home” – Doug Johnson, Chair of the National Association of Invasive Plant Councils.
The webinars will be hosted by the Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health at the University of Georgia, and will be led by experts in their field of study.
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