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2018-04-02: A U.S. Farm Bill Even a Butterfly Could Love?

2018-04-02: New Trailered CD3 Solar Powered Cleaning Station - AIS Prevention Tool

2018-04-02: U.S. Air Force Pollinator Conservation Reference Guide

2018-03-13: Western Governors Association Working Lands Forum

2018-03-13: Job Openings - Weed and Pest

2018-03-13: 2018 NAISMA Annual Meeting, April 11

2018-02-21: February 28th FICMNEW meetings cancelled

2018-02-16: Roads and plant invasions, probably not what you would think (U.S. Forest Service Publication)

2018-02-16: Version 1 North American Weed Classical Biological Control Research and Development Program Directory and Contacts

2018-02-09:  Join us at National Invasive Species Awareness Week 2018

2018-02-06: FICMNEW Monthly Public Meeting

2018-02-06: Second Webinar in MIPN winter series - Canada thistles in prairie habitats - Tues, Feb 13, 11:30AM Central

2018-02-06: 38 species of invasive plants now illegal to sell in Ohio

2018-01-30: Invasive Species Advisory Committee (ISAC) Meeting 2018

2018-01-30: Save the date: Innovations in Invasive Species Management Conference and Workshop -- December 12th-14th, 2018

2018-01-17: UMISC/NAISMA joint conference call for abstracts: Deadline April 11

2018-01-17: New Dates: Marine and Freshwater Invasive Species Conference -- August 27- 29, 2018

2018-01-16: Pier 1 Imports selling a rooster made of Phragmites

2018-01-11: Join the Tamarisk Coalition and the Water Center at Colorado Mesa University for the 16th Annual Riparian Restoration Conference in Grand Junction, Colorado, February 6-8, 2018

2018-01-08: FICMNEW's January 31 & February 28 Open Meeting Presentations

2018-01-08: NAISMA Online Invasive Species Management Training Program – Spring 2018 Semester

2018-01-02: Invasive Species Advisory Committee; Request for Nominations
2018-01-02: MIPN/USFS joint webinars on restoration

2017-12-08: Managing non-native species and building a risk assessment checklist
2017-12-05: Maryland Invasive Species Council Invader of the Month: Agrilus smaragdifrons

2017-12-04: Center for Invasive Species Prevention: An ounce of prevention policy is worth... a pound of invasive species management
2017-11-26: Personal opinion on the WP article "Species Die. Get Over It."
2017-11-14: FICMNEW November Meeting Notice
2017-11-09: Western Weed Coordinating Committee (WWCC) Meeting, 28-30 November, Las Vegas, NV
2017-11-09: Variable Milfoil: the invasive species nobody is talking about
2017-10-17: EPA and States' Collective Efforts Lead to Regulatory Action on Dicamba herbicide

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butterflyFarmBill
2018-04-02: A U.S. FARM BILL EVEN A BUTTERFLY COULD LOVE?

AS CONGRESS CONSIDERS UPDATED FUNDING FOR FOOD AND AGRICULTURE, IT’S ALSO PONDERING A PROPOSAL TO FAVOR NATIVE PLANTS ON CONSERVATION LAND. FOR MORE INFORMATION GO TO HTTPS://ENSIA.COM/ARTICLES/FARM-BILL/.

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CD3station
2018-04-02: NEW TRAILERED CD3 SOLAR POWERED CLEANING STATION - AIS PREVENTION TOOL

The new Trailered CD3 Station that is solar powered. It can be driven to sites, ratcheted down (like an ice house) and fully functional AIS prevention tool.

Also - for fun - here is a video demo of the system at a show in MN https://youtu.be/fiYdnHAycbI

Here is another video of a fishing boat - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzr-3khKDd0

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USAF
2018-04-02: U.S. Air Force Pollinator Conservation Reference Guide


We are pleased to announce that the U.S. Air Force Pollinator Conservation Reference Guide is now available for downloading at:  https://www.fws.gov/pollinators/PollinatorPages/USAF_Ref_Guide.html

The Reference Guide features section highlights & links to information. Content includes:

  • Species of concern
  • Habitat
  • Land management
  • Pest control
  • Education & outreach
  • Partnerships
  • Appendix A - Maps & profiles for 18 species
  • Appendix B - Ecoregion descriptions, native plant lists and planting techniques

Thanks to the Air Force Civil Engineer Center for supporting the project, and the many staff across U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that contributed!

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WGAforum
2018-03-13: Western Governors Association Working Lands Forum

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