NAISMA is a network of professionals who implement management programs to prevent the detrimental impacts of invasive species to North America’s lands and waters.

Zebra Mussels Found in Aquarium Moss Balls

NAISMA is closely monitoring the recent discovery of zebra mussels in aquarium moss balls for sale at retailers in North America. Click the button below for the latest news on this developing story. All press inquiries can be directed to NAISMA's Executive Director Belle Bergner.
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NAISMA Adds Mulch to Certified Weed Free Products Program

Contact: Elizabeth Brown, NAISMA Certified Weed Free Products Program Manager, ​414-215-0532, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In Effort to Prevent Noxious Weeds From Spreading Through Mulch,

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Coalition Allies Celebrate Applied Invasive Species Prevention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:Kristin Paltzer414-316-2100, ext. Coalition Allies Celebrate Applied Invasive Species Prevention MILWAUKEE, Wis. (March 9, 2021) – A new invasive species


NAISMA's programs aim to provide the support, training, and standards needed by the professional invasive species management community. 

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Partner Organizations

NAISMA gives partner organizations professional training opportunities, outreach tools, and access to our international network.

NAISMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

NAISMA does not discriminate in employment on the basis of age, culture, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, national origin, physical or mental difference, (dis)Ability, politics, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, or subculture. We strive to cultivate an Association built on mentorship, encouragement, tolerance and mutual respect, thereby engendering a welcoming environment for all.