ISCBC Participating in NAISMA’s 2019 Meeting in New York

NAISMA has collaborated with the New York Invasive Species Research Institute, Cornell a renowned leader in invasive species research and outreach, in hosting the 2019 The North American Invasive Species Management Association (NAISMA) Annual Meeting. The conference will be held in beautiful Saratoga Springs, NY from September 30 to October 3.

Terrestrial and aquatic invasive species management, research, policy and outreach initiatives will be highlighted within the conference sessions, presentations and workshops.

The Invasive Species Council of BC (ISCBC) has been invited to participate in panel of people working in behaviour change programs for invasive species prevention. The session will highlight various stages of development and the implementation of behaviour change elements within invasive species programs.

The panel of speakers includes:

  • Sue Staniforth, Invasive Species Council of British Columbia
  • Tina Fitzgerald, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
  • Cathy McGlynn, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Kellie Sherman, Canadian Council on Invasive Species.

In addition to these experts, the conference has a long list of compelling speakers on many fascinating topics, as well as management workshops, research developments and field trips within the surrounding Adirondacks.

Visit glacial Lake George to learn about aquatic invasive species management or head off to Prospect Mountain, deep in the Adirondacks, to learn the history of infestation and response efforts for Hemlock woolly adelgid.

For more information and to register for the 2019 conference, please visit NAISMA’s website:

About the Invasive Species of BC:

ISCBC is dedicated to keeping our landscapes and communities free of invasive species. It provides a coordinated, province-wide approach to reducing the impact of invasive species in BC. ISCBC unites efforts across the province and collaborates with a variety of partners to develop unique solutions for the wide variety of ecosystems across BC.

About the North American Invasive Species Management Association

NAISMA is a network of professionals challenged by invasive species: land managers, water resource managers, state, regional, and federal agency directors and staff, and non-profit organizations. NAISMA's members are a diverse group of individuals who are involved in implementing invasive species management programs at all scales.

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