National Invasive Species Awareness Week

National Invasive Species Awareness Week happens during the week of February 26th - March 2nd. This year, in cooperation with the Congressional Invasive Species Caucus, National Invasive Species Awareness Week will be observed on Capitol Hill. Events throughout the week will raise awareness and identify solutions to invasive species issues at local, state, tribal, regional, and national scales. Events include: lunchtime seminars, afternoon webinars, evening fair and reception, and field trips.

SHRINE TO THE ASH TREE installation at the Cincinnati Contemporary Art Museum

A Shrine to the Ash Tree highlights the American Ash Tree in a video art installation at the Cincinnati Contemporary Art Center. Andrea Torrice's latest project uses art as a venue to examine the plight of the American Ash Tree. A Shrine to the Ash Tree is an investigation of the Ash tree species’ extinction due to the Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive insect from Asia. Read more...