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The Western Governors’ Association and the Pacific Northwest Economic Region co-hosted the webinar, COVID-19 and Invasive Species Programs, on Wednesday, June 3.
The webinar focused on the coronavirus pandemic’s effects on invasive species programs, including topics such as hiring, training, field seasons, employee safety and budgets. It also featured a discussion of how the COVID-19 “invasion curve” resembles the spread of other invasive species, as well as presentations and Q&A with experts in both aquatic and terrestrial invasive species management. Panelists included:
This webinar was part of a series for the Working Lands Roundtable, which continues implementation of WGA’s natural resource-focused initiatives and serves as a vehicle for discussion on cross-boundary working lands management.