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Announcements

ISIS is now a North American Invasive Species Network (NAISN) hub!!

What else is going on with ISIS? 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

Then you can report them to us, look under the Citizen Scientist tab for more help.


Have a Green Thumb?

Eradication of invasive plants can start in your own yard!!
Plant beautiful Native Plants instead! They're colorful,
variable and can attract native butterflies and birds!

Click here for Native Plants for any Texas climate.
Courtesy of the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center

Check out the Native Plant Society of TX for other info.


What's to come:

2nd North America Congress for Conservation Biology.

July 13-16, 2014
University of Montana

Missoula, Montana

Sponsored by The Society for Conservation Biology, the biennial NACCB provides a forum for presenting and discussing new research and developments in conservation science and practice for addessing today's conservation challenges. Topics include:

  • Climate change effect and associated shifts in US environments;
  • Conservation and values of National Parks;
  • Loss of Foundation Tree Species and the impact of small mammals in ecosystems;
  • Assessments for Monitoring and Management;
  • Broad-Scale Restoration Assessments and;
  • Community Engagement in Conservation.

Online registration is still available until June 30th!

For more information click here

2014 American and Canadian Phytopathological Society Joint Annual Meeting.

August 9-13, 2014
Minneapolis Convention Center

Minneapolis, Minnesota

"Join your colleagues for an exploration of the inseperable connections between plant health and world ecology". This joint meeting offers a wide variert of special sessions, field trips and workshops; with over 450 oral presentations and more than 700 poster presetnations will feature the latest research in:

  • Biology of Pathogens: Bacteriology, Virology, Mycology, Nematology, Oomycetes, Postharvest Pathology and Mycotoxins;
  • Disease Control and Pest Management;
  • New and Emerging Diseases of Plants;
  • Ecology and Epidemiology: Risk Assement, Systematics/ Evolution, Pathogen Dispersal and;
  • Molecular/Cellular/Plant-Microbe Interactions;

Online registration is still available!! And Hotel registration at the discounted rate is through July 10th

For more information click here

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