Invasive Species Awareness Week 2020

Invading Species Awareness Week 2020 is being held from February 24th, 2020 – February 28th, 2020.

Here you will find all the resources you need to participate. #InvSpWk

Social Media Content Calendar

Monday, February 24th, 2020
Daily Theme: Pathways of Spread
General Approach: Communicate with the public about different ways that invasive species spread (ie. Horticulture, recreational boating, etc.).

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
Daily Theme: Community Champions on Invasive Species
General Approach: Spotlight success stories in invasive species prevention and management (ie. community control projects, volunteer surveying efforts, etc.)

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
Daily Theme: Prevention and Reporting
General Approach: Share tips for preventing the spread and reporting species when spotted (ie. How to use EDDMapS Ontario, Clean Drain Dry protocol, etc.).

Thursday, February 27th, 2020
Daily Theme: Invasive Species and Biodiversity
General Approach: Highlight the ecological impacts invasive species have on varying environments and the threat they pose to native species (ie. Low wildflower diversity in garlic mustard populations, etc.)

Friday, February 28th, 2020
Daily Theme: Learning About Invasive Species
General Approach: Share resources that can be used to teach children and the greater public about invasive species (ie. BEAN lesson plans, ISAP classroom visits, OIPC activity book, etc.)