2021 Salt Lake City Annual Meeting

The Western Regional Panel On Aquatic Nuisance Species will be hosting its Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, UT the week of September 20-24. George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Wildlife Education Center at Farmington Bay — located on the Robert N. Hasenyager Great Salt Lake Nature Reserve. Currently, this meeting will be in-person but limited to voting WRP Members with a robust virtual option. If you are planning on submitting abstracts, the deadline for submission will be May 30, 2021. Some of the sessions will include AIS Innovations and Technology, coastal issues, and contributed papers. Please submit your abstract using Google forms. Please take a look at the overview of the agenda below:

2021 WRP Annual Meeting: Agenda At-a-Glance

Tuesday, September 21

  • 8:00-10:00 am: WRP In-person Workshop
  • 10:10 am- 12:00 pm: Welcome/AIS Innovation and Technology
  • 12:00-1:00 pm: Lunch break
  • 1:00-2:30 pm: Coastal Session
  • 2:40-4:00 pm: Partner Update

Wednesday, September 22

  • 8:00-10:00 am: WRP In-person Workshop
  • 10:10-11:30 am: WRP Business Meeting
  • 11:30 am-12:30 pm: Lunch break
  • 12:30-1:50 pm: Contributed Papers
  • 2:00-3:30 pm: WRP Business Meeting
  • 3:30-4:00: Public Comment Period

Thursday, September 23

  • 9 am: Field Trip!

This is an overview of the agenda and it is subject to change. Don’t hesitate to reach out to WRP Coordinator Mason Parker (mason@stopais.org) if you have any questions!

The WRP is a subcommittee of the federal aquatic nuisance species task force: