Happy Tuesday! This e-bulletin brings great opportunities - many with deadlines this week! Nominate a student by Jan 19th for the inaugural Together in Action Student Leadership Award and they could be the recipient of $1,000 towards their studies! Read even more reasons to register for INVASIVES 2017 - just three weeks away! Register for our first webinar of 2017to learn about the invasive European Green Crab threatening our coastline, and what you can do, with Marine Ecologist Jeff Adams of Washington Sea Grant. Please also forward this e-mail to colleagues, friends and family to help spread the word about invasive species!
Two Days Left for Student Leadership Award Nominations!
For the first year, ISCBC is providing students in BC the opportunity to be recognized for their efforts and to receive a financial award of $1,000 towards their studies. Any student who is a resident of BC, and who has completed at least one year of study at a post-secondary BC institution (a BC University, college or technical school) towards a degree or diploma related to invasive species research, management, education, public outreach and/or social studies is eligible for nomination. Read more about the Together in Action Student Leadership Awardhere. The deadline for nominations is Thursday Jan 19, 2017!
Register Today for Jan 25 Webinar: European Green Crabs on our Coastline
Did you know that the European Green Crab (Carcinus maenas) is considered one of the world's 100 worst invasive species? This is just one of the marine invasives that Jeff Adams, a Marine Ecologist with Washington State University, is on the watch for! Our popular Wednesday lunch time webinar series returns January 25th at 12pm PST with Washington Sea Grant's Jeff Adams, presenting on European Green Crabs and Washington's response to their presence in inland marine waters. Click hereto register for Jeff Adam's European Green Crab webinar. Also click here to browse and choose other archived webinars to watch at your leisure.
Keynote speaker & entertainer Tim Readman to kick off INVASIVES 2017 Forum!
Who is Tim Readman, the first keynote speaker at INVASIVES 2017?
Tim Readman is a professional musician; a fan of the Magpies AKA Newcastle United Football Club; an expert in organizational development and he is a fantastic speaker! During the first of two keynote addresses atINVASIVES 2017 - ISCBC's Annual Forum & AGM, Tim will draw from decades of helping health care organizations build effective partnerships, to share insights in his keynote address "Take Your Partner". Don't miss Tim and our other speakers, the networking opportunity of the year, invasives workshops & more atINVASIVES 2017, February 7th - 8th 2017. Read more about INVASIVES 2017's two keynote speakers here.
Last Chance to Submit Poster Abstracts for INVASIVES 2017 - deadline Jan 19!
Would you like the opportunity to showcase your invasive species work at INVASIVES 2017? Submit your abstract online and have the opportunity to present your poster and meet a variety of invasive species experts at the Nibble & Network Poster session on Feb 7, at the Pacific Gateway Hotel, Richmond, BC. The deadline for submissions is Jan 19, 2017. Don't forget you can follow the Forum, interact and join the conversation on Twitter using #INVASIVES2017.