Northwest Regional Invasive Species and Climate Change Network

The Northwest Regional Invasive Species and Climate Change (NW RISCC) Network is a partnership of regional agencies and organizations dedicated to helping practitioners address the nexus of climate change and invasive species, including plants, animals, and pathogens.

We're hiring a NWRISCC Coordinator!

The position will be held through the University of Washington Climate Impacts Group. We will begin reviewing applications on November 8th.


Webinar Recording Available

On the Horizon: Managing the Invasion of Emerald Ash Borer in the Pacific Northwest

On November 3rd we offered a team-up style webinar to showcase lessons learned from the emerald ash borer invasion of North America and facilitated a discussion on proactive management opportunities for practitioners in the Northwest. The presentation and conversation is now available at this link and on our Resources page.

New management brief on the recently detected Emerald Ash Borer, now available on our Resources Page.


Ash Across the West Fall 2022 Newsletter

The first efforts in genetic conservation of western species of ash (and notably Oregon ash, Fraxinus latifolia) have begun, in anticipation of emerald ash borer invasion. Contact Richard Sniezko at richard.sniezko[at] to join the mailing list or get involved.


For more webinars and symposium presentations, check out our YouTube page!

Interested in learning more about the NW RISCC Advisory and Core Teams or joining our listserv?

Title image credit: Roger T. George/Burke Herbarium Image Collection