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“Fire and Water”: A Discussion about Invasive Species and Wildfires

  • 421 Cannon House Office Building (map)

February 25-28, 2019

Dear Colleague:

As co-chairs of the Invasive Species Caucus, we invite you to join our lunchtime briefings.

Monday, February 25 @ Noon

Invasive Species 101: What are invasive species? How did they get here? How have they affected ecosystems around the world? What is being done to mitigate risks?
BELLE BERGNER, Executive Director, North American Invasive Species Management Association

122 Cannon House Office Building

Tuesday, February 26 @ Noon

“Fire and Water” Series Session I: A Discussion about Invasive Species and Wildfires
GINA RAMOS, Senior Weeds Specialist, Bureau of Land Management, and MARK WHITMORE, Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Biocontrol Research Lab Director, Cornell University

421 Cannon House Office Building

Wednesday February 27 @ Noon

“Fire and Water” Series Session II: A Discussion about Aquatic Invasive Species
ELIZABETH BROWN, Invasive Species Coordinator, Colorado Parks and Wildlife

2020 Rayburn House Office Building

Thursday February 28 @ Noon

Resistance: A Discussion about the Innovative Solutions to Invasive Species Issues through Forest and Plant Science 
ENRICO BONELLO, Professor, Molecular and Chemical Ecology of Trees, Ohio State University

1100 Longworth House Office Building