February 27- March 3, 2023 is National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW)
National Invasive Species Awareness Week is observed on the last Monday in February and lasts for a week. This year, it takes place from February 27 to March 3. The commemoration aims to shed light on the recognized impacts, prevention measures, and invasive species control. It also celebrates individuals and organizations creating a sustainable, biodiverse ecosystem.
There are events held across the globe during this observance to create awareness of the dangers of invasive species. National Invasive Species Awareness Week is an endeavor of the North American Invasive Species Management Association (NAISMA) in conjunction with agencies and organizations at the federal, state, and local levels.