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NISAW Webinar: The Federal Interagency Committee on the Management of Noxious and Exotic Weeds

February 28 @ 1:00 pm 2:00 pm

Part of the National Invasive Species Awareness Week series

Please join members of the Federal Interagency Committee for the Management of Noxious and Exotic Weeds (FICMNEW) to learn more about the organization, hear highlights from 2023, get a preview of upcoming plans, and provide input on future federal coordination needs regarding invasive plant research and management.


  • Welcome and introduction to FICMNEW presented by Seth Flanigan, Bureau of Land Management and Co-Chair of FICMNEW
  • Brief history of FICMNEW efforts presented by Vijay Nandula, National Institute of Food and Agriculture
  • 2023 highlights presented by Paul Heimowitz, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Upcoming plans presented by Vijay Nandula – NIFA
  • Future needs discussion presented by Terri Hogan, National Park Service
  • Wrap-up/Involvement opportunities presented by Chris Taliga, Natural Resources Conservation Service and co-chair of FICMNEW