Southeastern Wisconsin Invasive Species Consortium, Inc.

SEWISC

Southeastern Wisconsin Invasive Species Consortium, Inc. (SEWISC)

is a broad-based coalition that promotes efficient and effective management of invasive species throughout Kenosha, Ozaukee, Milwaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha Counties.


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2017 Annual Education Symposium

Join Us For Our 10th Annual Symposium

  Nasty Aquatic Plant & Animal Species: Got ‘em? Get ‘em!

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Wednesday, November 15, 2016 at 1:00 PM
Havenwoods Environmental Awareness Center
6141 N. Hopkins St., Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209
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Celebrate our 2017 accomplishments, hear about our exciting plans for 2018 and learn how you can become involved! 

This year’s guest speakers will share information regarding exotic aquatic plant and animal species which are invading our region. Early detection, identification and prompt best management techniques will reduce the negative impacts of these unwelcomed organisms.

Click here for the Symposium Flyer   and   Click here to download the Symposium Program. 

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Paul Skawinski, Wisconsin Citizen Lake Monitoring Network Educator, will share information about problem aquatic plants that are here now and others that are swimming this way. 

Brad   Steckart, Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator for Washington and Waukesha Counties will tell us about invasive animals lurking in our waters.

We will also present our 9th Annual Sweat Equity Award during the Symposium, which honors outstanding Southeastern Wisconsin citizens and organizations for their significant contributions to prevent, control or eradicate invasive species that harm our region’s lands, waters, and wetlands.  Nomination Forms were accepted through October 18th. 

 The symposium is free and open to the public ************ Delicious local refreshments will be served.

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Weed Bags, Signs and Field ID Guides will be on sale (cash only). Free gift with purchases of $20 or more!

Win really cool and useful stuff during our exciting new raffle.  Remember to bring some cash; just $1 per ticket, 6 tickets for $5 and a wingspan for only $20!
 Raffle items generously donated by:

Colectivo Coffee, Cousins Subs, Green Bay Packers, Kate Redmond Photography, Kwik Trip, Lac Lawrann  Conservancy, Milwaukee Admirals, Milwaukee Brewers, Museum of Wisconsin Art, Outpost Natural Foods, Ozaukee County Golf Courses, Riveredge Nature Center, River Revitalization Foundation, Schlitz Audubon, The Prairie Enthusiasts, Urban Ecology Center, Wehr Nature Center, Wilde Subaru, Woodman's Markets and MORE!

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to sponsor and/or to exhibit at this fun and informative event!

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Thanks to the U.S. Forest Service for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding that made this website possible!

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.