The 2019 North American Invasive Species Management Association - New York Invasive Species Research Institute Joint Conference will be held September 30 - October 3, 2019 at the Saratoga Hilton, Saratoga Springs, NY.
The conference will cover all categories of invasive organisms (aquatic and terrestrial plants, animals, insects and pathogens) and habitats. Presentations will cover a breadth of species and issues impacting different areas of North America, highlighting efforts in the Northeast, and seek to promote information sharing and collaboration across regions.
The purpose of this conference is to provide a venue for learning about and sharing the latest research, management tools, and policy updates to inform and improve invasive species prevention, detection, control, and management outcomes on-the-ground. Presentations will be geared towards a broad audience including land managers, agriculture and natural resource professionals, researchers, students, landscape and nursery professionals, business leaders, foresters, environmental consultants, lake association members, lake improvement district professionals, private landowners, conservation group leaders, and non-governmental organizations.
Sessions will include policy, prevention, detection, control and mitigation techniques, restoration, biocontrol, prescribed fire, citizen science, climate change, decision science and other special topics.