National Invasive Species Week

Feb. 28-March 4, 2011
with meetings/talks in Washington, DC

Sponsored by the DOW Chemical Company.  Yes, DOW products kill invasive weeds, but they also kill the native plants being invaded (and pollute the land….) making for a confusing brand message, particularly among the eco-minded folk who participate in NISAW.

For further reading on work with invasive species, see ….

The Art Of War On Invasive Species

from NPR

Fast-growing plant threat to habitat of Lanai petrels

about the invasive Strawberry Guava vine and its effects on one of the last habitats for the endangered Hawaiian Petrels…

from the Maui News

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