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Breakfast Briefing: How Congress Can Help Combat Aquatic Invasive Species

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 | 9:00 – 10:00 am ET

U.S. Capitol Building | SVC-215

As part of National Invasive Species Awareness Week, NMMA – in conjunction with the Congressional Boating Caucus – is hosting a breakfast briefing to hear from Members of Congress, state and local experts, and conservation partners as they highlight successful state and regional efforts and how congress can help support national aquatic invasive species (AIS) programs.

 

The event will be open to members of Congress and their staff, agency officials, and industry partners, with the goal of educating policymakers about how Congress can help support ongoing projects, initiatives, and research to stop and reverse the spread of AIS.

 

Speakers include:

  • Christy Plumer, Chief Conservation Officer, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership
  • Dennis Zabaglo, Aquatic Resources Program Manager, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency
  • Elizabeth Brown, Invasive Species Program Manager, Colorado Parks & Wildlife
  • Clay Crabtree, Director of Federal Government Affairs, National Marine Manufacturers Association

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