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The Federal Interagency Committee for the Management of Noxious and Exotic weeds (FICMNEW) represents an unprecedented formal partnership between 18 federal agencies with direct invasive plant management and regulatory responsibilities spanning across the United States and territories. FICMNEW was established through a Memorandum of Understanding signed by agency leadership in 1994 and 1997. It is currently co-chaired by USDA-FS (Mike Ielmini) and DOI-NPS (Terri Hogan) and DOE (Eric Bradley).

During bi-monthly quarterly open meetings, FICMNEW members interact on important national and regional invasive plant issues and share information with various public and private organizations participating with the federal sector to address invasive plant issues.

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Next Open Meeting

Presentation

(Past presentations can be downloaded here)

Presenter


Meeting Location & Call-in Information

Thursday, July 29October 28, 2021

1:00 pm EDT/11:00 am MDT

USDA Plants Database: New and Improved

Christine Taliga-Burton, Plant Ecologist

National Plant Data Team, USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service

Pending

Thursday, October 28, 2021

1:00 pm EDT/11:00 am MDT

TBD:  Phragmites management in the Great Lakes RegionThe Great Lakes Phragmites Collaborative: Regional Coordination, Adaptive Management, and New Treatments for an Invasive Grass

Kurt Kowalski, Research Ecologist

U.S. Geological Survey - Great Lakes Science Center

Pending

Join from the meeting link: https://doe.webex.com/doe/j.php?MTID=mc90202ecfa0679fa3c27481ac57eb9f6

Meeting number (access code): 2762 447 6319

Meeting password: DnEJJ8hMi89

Join by phone

 +1-415-527-5035 US Toll 
+1-929-251-9612 USA Toll 2

Thursday, January 27, 2022

1:00 pm EST/11:00 am MDT

TBD:  USGS Tools for Invasive Species ManagementUSGS Fort Collins Science Center staff, Colorado State University

Pending


MOU's (memoranda of understanding)

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