BMPs designed to be a practical response when addressing Invasives in a forested setting when logging practices are in place.
Classical Biological Control of Weeds – About Misconceptions and Untapped Opportunities Presented by: Urs Schaffner, PhD, Head Ecosystems Management, CABI Modern classical biological control (or importation biological control) of invasive non-native weeds aims to mitigate their negative impacts on biodiversity, ecosystem services and human well-being. It implies the deliberate release of specialist natural enemies from the […]
Message frames are often used to communicate about invasive species due to the additional meaning they provide. They appear in calls to action like “join the battle against invasive species,” “unwelcome exotics,” or “Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers.” However, little is known about how stakeholders respond to these message frames. This research tested ﬁve common message emphasis frames used in invasive species communication. These message frames were placed in social media advertisements about zebra mussels to determine the impact each message frame had on user online behavior.
Click here to register → | Download the Agenda Abstract: The green crab is a highly adaptable invasive species that preys on juvenile clams before they reach harvestable age, outcompetes native crab species such as Dungeness crab, and wreaks havoc on marine and estuary ecosystems near shore. This invader is native to Europe and northern […]