Why should YOU care about invasive species?

“According to the World Conservation Union, invasive alien species are the second most significant threat to biodiversity, after habitat loss”. You most likely have read or seen this quote once before, in another, similar article, on a website, maybe even a newspaper. But what does it really mean? And how does it directly affect you?… Read More

We Are Hiring!

CONTRACT OPPORTUNITY: BOOKKEEPER Organization: Canadian Council on Invasive Species Location: Anywhere in Canada; with high speed internet Hours: Part-time, flexible hours estimated 2-5 days/month Contract (or salaried): Rate will be based on experience Start Date: As soon as possible Are you a skilled bookkeeper looking for a small project that helps fill your workload? Looking… Read More

It’s Open Season on Invasive Species

Invasive species. You most likely have heard the term. To anyone who has experienced their wrath, you might define them as: nasty, damaging, horrific, scary, all of the above. But, for those who have not, according to scientists, they are actually defined as: a species that is not native to a specific location (an introduced… Read More

NAISMA Annual Conference

Propeller with mussels

The 2019 Annual Conference will be held September 30 to October 3, 2019 at the Hilton Saratoga, in Saratoga Springs, New York. The meeting will be a joint conference with the New York Invasive Species Research Institute at Cornell University, an internationally renowned centre for academic research and outreach. To find our more and to… Read More

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