|Invasive Species: Can We Eat Our Way Out of a Crisis?|
Time: 1:15 PM to 2:15 PM
Location: Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building, Rachel Carson Room
|Summary: "Food for thought" on how and when incentivized harvest of invasive species can be used as an effective tool for ecosystem management.|
|Details: From nutria to lionfish, interest has grown in ways to encourage the harvest and use of invasive species as a means of controlling or eradicating their populations. Jason Goldberg, Fish and Wildlife Biologist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), and Susan Pasko, E.R.T. Contractor, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will highlight several case studies that offer "food for thought" on how and when incentivized harvest can be used as an effective tool for ecosystem management.
Special Assistance – For those in need of special assistance (such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired) or inquiries regarding the accessible entrance, please notify museum staff at (202) 208-4743 in advance of the.Special needs will be accommodated whenever possible.
LOCATION - The Rachel Carson Room is located next to the basement cafeteria of the Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building.
|Contact: Diana Ziegler|