2018 Symposium Report

The second annual RISCC Management Symposium was held Thursday July 12, 2018 at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. This one-day symposium featured talks from an international group of invasive species experts, as well as interactive discussion sections deisgned to connect the research and management communities.

Report (PDF)

Session topics included:

  • Invasive species impacts in a changing climate
  • Developing proactive invasive species regulations
  • Emerging challenges for invasive species management

    Featuring the following presentations:

    Invasive Species Impacts in a Changing Climate

  • Jeffrey Dukes, Purdue University
  • Montserrat Vila, Estación Biológicade Doñana
  • Bethany Bradley, Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Brendan Quirion, The Nature Conservancy

    Developing Proactive Invasive Species Regulation

  • Regan Early, Univ. of Exeter
  • Jenica Allen, Univ. of New Hampshire
  • Julie Richburg, The Trustees of Reservations

    Emerging Challenges for Invasive Species Management

  • Jennifer Price Tack, Cornell University
  • Brittany Laginhas, Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Steven Frank, North Carolina State University
  • Gregg Sargis, The Nature Conservancy
  • Cascade Sorte, Univ. of California Irvine



    2017 Symposium Report

    The first RISCC Management Symposium was held at the UMass Amherst campus on July 27 and 28, 2017.

    Report (PDF)