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The 2014 Survey has shown EAB present in Three Arkansas Counties...it's getting very close to Texas.

What else is going on with ISIS? Look under our Current EDRR tab to find out!

Not sure what you have?

Use this USDA/APHIS public ID guide concerning Texas invasives at http://www.hungrypests.com

Then you can report them to us, look under the Citizen Scientist tab for more help.

Have a Green Thumb?

Eradication of invasive plants can start in your own yard!!
Plant beautiful Native Plants instead! They're colorful,
variable and can attract native butterflies and birds!

Click here for Native Plants for any Texas climate.
Courtesy of the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center

Check out the Native Plant Society of TX for other info.

Texas Native Plant Week is Oct. 19-26 this year.

What's to come:

2014 American and Canadian Phytopathological Society Joint Annual Meeting.

August 9-13, 2014
Minneapolis Convention Center

Minneapolis, Minnesota

"Join your colleagues for an exploration of the inseperable connections between plant health and world ecology". This joint meeting offers a wide variert of special sessions, field trips and workshops; with over 450 oral presentations and more than 700 poster presetnations will feature the latest research in:

  • Biology of Pathogens: Bacteriology, Virology, Mycology, Nematology, Oomycetes, Postharvest Pathology and Mycotoxins;
  • Disease Control and Pest Management;
  • New and Emerging Diseases of Plants;
  • Ecology and Epidemiology: Risk Assement, Systematics/ Evolution, Pathogen Dispersal and;
  • Molecular/Cellular/Plant-Microbe Interactions;

Online registration is still available!! And Hotel registration at the discounted rate is through July 10th

For more information click here

Grassland Restoration Network Workshop.

September 9-11, 2014
Nachusa Grasslands

Franklin Grove, Illinois

This workshop in Illionois is sponsored by the Grassland Restoration Network; and will consist of people who are actively doing/directing high diversity prarie restoration at a significant scale. The workshop includes:

  • Techiniques, equipment, monitoring and measuring success;
  • The science behind resoration;
  • and concurrent learning tours of the Nachusa Grasslands.

Anyone is welcome to attend!

For more information click here