On August 13, the Trump Administration released a draft strategic plan for combating an estimated $120 billion problem—invasive species.
When finalized and implemented, the strategic plan (download PDF) will allow Interior to be a more responsive partner to state and Tribal agency requests for federal assistance to combat invasive species without adding regulations that impede business and our economy. Read the overview and attend listening sessions this month.
DOI Invasive Species Strategic Plan Public Listening Sessions
- Please RSVP by 5:00 p.m. Eastern, September 14 for sessions on September 17 or September 22 (Tribal Consultation or Alaska Native Corporation Consultation).
- RSVP by 5:00 p.m. Eastern, September 21 for sessions on September 24 or September 28 (Public Sessions).
NAISMA Request for Input
The North American Invasive Species Management Association (NAISMA) is compiling feedback from its members and subscribers and will send a summary of responses provided in this survey to DOI.
Only comments that are respectful and address the Strategic Plan directly will be forwarded to DOI as public comment.
NAISMA Legislative Committee
The NAISMA Legislative Committee is responsible for being alert for, and making the NAISMA Board of Directors and members aware of legislative issues pertaining to invasive species. This committee can construct responses to national and international invasive species policy issues as they arise, write position papers, and meet with other groups working on regional, national, or international policy issues that can have an impact on invasive species management activities.