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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 TISI? 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:

North American Invasive Species Management Association 2014 Annual Conference.

Sept 29. - Oct. 1, 2014
Holiday Inn of Fargo

Fargo, North Dakota

NAISMA objectives are to foster cooperation among invasive species managers, throughout North America through the exchange of information, education, training, programs and technologies. Anyone with an interest in stopping invasive species is more than welcome to come! Topics to be featured at the conference are:

  • An educational summit to organize a combined effort for invasive species;
  • Tour of NDSU Research Greenhouses and Facilities;
  • Presentations on Research, Biocontrol, State Updates, EDRR and Mangement;
  • Workshops on mapping for invasive species;
  • Testing to become a Certified Manager of Invasive Plants, and so much more!

Registration is still open!!

For more information click here

Texas Plant Conservation Conference

November 5-8, 2014
Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center

Austin, Texas

TPCC is a professional elvel meetings designed to erve scientsts, land managers, state and federal agensices, local governments, and other professionals interested in plant conservation. This years conference is co-hosted by the Wildflower Center, the US Fish and Wildlife Service and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Features of the conference include:

  • Presentations from several environmental entities and provide an environment to foster communication among them;
  • Exhibitions for everyone to provide information and network with other organizations;
  • Field trips to Bastrop State Park, Purola Conservation Easment of Ladybiurd Lake Boardwalk in Austin.

Anyone is welcomed and encouraged to attend!! Early bird registration is open until Oct 29th!!

Group rate accomodations for the conference have been made at:

LaQuinta Inn and Suites Southwest Mopac, Austin
4424 Southwest Mopac Expressway
Austin, TX 78735

For more information click here