Events

Upcoming events

19.3.2024

Webinar: New partnerships

Presentation and panel discussion about collaboration between administration, NGOs, and businesses regarding invasive species work. We explore the topic through interesting case examples from startup-innovations to the travel and tourism sector and construction.

4.4.2024

WWF Educational Series 1/4: Invasive alien species are a significant threat to biodiversity

We welcome everyone interested to learn basic information about invasive alien species including their spreading routes and harmfulness. The focus is on Nordic nature, but you will hear examples of invasive alien species from around the world with successful prevention work stories. The online event is organized in Finnish and the recording will be translated to Swedish, Norwegian and Northern Sami. You can find the Teams-link below! No pre-registration is needed.

11.4.2024

WWF Educational Series 2/4: Barents IAS-project plant species – Garden lupin, nootka lupin, hogweeds and himalyan balsam

This webinar takes you through the target plant species of the Barents IAS project with the help of many pictures. We will also talk about their distribution and spreading routes, the harmfulness of each plant and effective prevention work technics for each species. The online event is organized in Finnish and the recording will be translated to Swedish, Norwegian and Northern Sami. You can find the Teams-link below! No pre-registration is needed.

18.4.2024

WWF Educational Series 3/4: The management of invasive alien species in Finland, Sweden and Norway

What is the current spreading situation of the target plant species of the Barents IAS project in Finland, Sweden and Norway? How do the regulations guide the IAS management? How can you report your observations and prevention work of invasive species in each country? Invasive alien species experts from Finland, Sweden and Norway will reveal the answers! This online event is organized in English and the recording will be translated to Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian and Northern Sami. You can find the Teams-link below! No pre-registration is needed.

Kanadanpiisku

25.4.2024

WWF Educational Series 4/4: Why should harmful alien plants be removed from the perspective of pollinators?

All the target plant species of the Barents IAS project attract pollinators: Bumblebees love lupins and Himalayan balsam. Many fly species are interested in hogweeds. Beekeepers recognize the Himalayan balsam as a good honey plant in late summer. However, invasive alien plants are harmful to pollinators as well – come to learn why! The online event is organized in Finnish and the recording will be translated into Swedish, Norwegian and Northern Sami. You can find the Teams-link below! No pre-registration is needed.

Jättiputken torjuntaa.

26. – 27.6.2024

Seminar with focus on invasive alien plants

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