Do you want to be a part of the Sam Houston State Invaders?
What else is going on with T.I.S.I.? Look under our Current EDRR tab to find out!
Not sure what you have?
Use this USDA/APHIS public ID guide concerning Texas invasives at http://www.hungrypests.com
Or use ID Tools to help with identification. Supplied by USDA/APHIS' Identification Technology Program
Have a Green Thumb?
Plant beautiful native plant species instead; they are colorful,
variable, and can attract native pollinators!
Click here for a list of native plant species and their respective Texas climates.
Check out the Native Plant Society of TX for other info.
Texas Plant Conservation Conference (TPPC)
November 5-8, 2014
TPCC is a professional level meeting designed to serve scientsts, land managers, state and federal agencies, local governments, and other professionals interested in plant conservation. This years conference is co-hosted by the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, the US Fish and Wildlife Service and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Features of the conference include:
Anyone is welcomed and encouraged to attend!! Early bird registration is open until Oct 29th!!
Group rate accomodations for the conference have been made at:
LaQuinta Inn and Suites Southwest Mopac, Austin
For more information visit wildflower.org!
62nd Annual Entomological Society of America (ESA) Meeting
November 16-19, 2014
ESA is one of the largest conferences; and brings thousands of entomologists and professionals from all levels and related disciplines. This conference lasts for four days and allows attenedees to share the latest research, enhance their knowledge and skills, and to build valuable connections with others from around the globe! The annual meetings are filled with:
Also, ESA will be hosting it's first ever Urban Adventure Run, sposored by FitRight NW. Participants will run through the streets of downtown Portland collecting raffle tickets from various checkpoints for chances to win prizes!!
Anyone is welcomed and encouraged to attend!! Registration is open and discounts are offered for students and ESA members!
For more information visit entsoc.org!