Forest Pests & Pathogens

Tackling the Challenge of Invasive Species: A Coordinated and Comprehensive National Response

Today the National Environmental Coalition on Invasive Species (NECIS) released a document outlining a vision for a comprehensive national response in order to tackle the challenge of invasive species.  The vision is intended to address the inadequate authority, capacity, and coordination of the current federal response to invasive species issues. The NECIS vision is unique in that it emphasi ...[Read More]

NECIS releases An Action Plan on Invasive Species, for the Administration and the 112th Congress

NECIS groups outline the policy changes needed to curb invasive species introduction and spread, with a focus on screening intentional imports, preventing inadvertent introductions, and addressing funding gaps. NECIS-brochure-2011

NECIS brownbag lunch: New Studies and Policy Solutions to Invasive Species Threats

All are invited —– The National Environmental Coalition on Invasive Species presents a brownbag lunch:   New Studies and Policy Solutions to Invasive Species Threats Fish Invasions into the Great Lakes Forest Pests Wildlife Diseases   When? Wednesday, March 2, 12:00 to 1:15 Where? Defenders of Wildlife, 1st floor conf. room, 1101 17th Ave NW, Washington, between L and M streets (Farragut ...[Read More]