2020 NATIONAL INVASIVE SPECIES AWARENESS WEEK, MAY 16-23

We are working with our Aquatic Invasive Species project partners to develop a series of videos highlighting regional issues and the projects that are being undertaken to address them. 

Videos and other supporting materials will be posted daily from May 16-23 on this page and shared on social media. 

#NISAW Presentations (scroll down for the video links):

MONDAY

Sarah D'Apollonia, M.Sc. Agriculture,  Forager and Founder,  East Coast Wild Foods

Seasonal foraging of invasives for food

TUESDAY

Samantha Hudson, Aquatic Species at Risk/Invasive Species Project Lead, Clean Annapolis River Project

Citizen science fish monitoring program development in Nova Scotia 

WEDNESDAY

Jillian Arany, Fisheries Biologist,  Mi’kmaq Conservation Group

Chain Pickerel in Mi’kma’ki (Chain Pickerel Project)

THURSDAY

Will Daniels, Fish Passage Specialist, Nova Scotia Salmon Association/ Adopt A Stream

Aquatic Connectivity and Aquatic Invasive Species: A Decision-Making Framework for Fish Passage Projects in Nova Scotia

FRIDAY

Thomas Sweeney, Aquatic Ecosystems Intern,  Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute

How learning about the habits of recreational anglers can help us slow the spread of two invasive species

Thank you to our presenting partners...

Watch the videos on YouTube: