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Our News and Events section provides links to news, conferences, conference proceedings, emerging issues, press releases, and other information sources reporting on invasive species issues. See our Spotlights for section highlights.

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Contains information and alerts on newly discovered invasive species.

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Current invasive species related news from various news feeds, and invasive species related weblogs. Provides invasive species related news resources and selected hot issues.

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Contains federal, state, international, and organizational press release resources related to invasive species.
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USDA Warns Dangerous Pests are Emerging, Adds Cherry Fruit Fly to Alert List: April is “Invasive Plant Pest and Disease Awareness Month” (Apr 2, 2018)
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
It’s spring, which means many invasive Hungry Pests are emerging and will soon begin feeding on trees, plants and crops. These destructive species – which include the emerald ash borer, gypsy moth and citrus greening disease – cost the nation $40 billion each year in damages and expensive eradication and control efforts. Fortunately, individuals can help slow or even stop Hungry Pests from spreading. That’s why April has been designated “Invasive Plant Pest and Disease Awareness Month.” See What You Can Do for more information.
National Invasive Species Awareness WeekNational Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW) -- Feb 28 - Mar 2, 2018
National Invasive Species Awareness Week.
Participate in events across the nation to raise awareness and identify solutions to invasive species issues at local, state, tribal, regional and national scales. Previous year's webinars are archived and available for viewing -- see Past Meetings.
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My Stories is a collection of personal stories based on interviews of public and private land managers. These stories are intended to provide general information about invasive species, their control and management, and their impacts on our environment.
Note: This resource was developed by the University of Arizona, School of Natural Resources and the Environment (formerly the Office of Arid Lands Studies) in cooperation with NISIC.
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Last Modified: Apr 24, 2018
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