Invasive Species Webinar Series: Part I
The Entomological Society of America P-IE Section Invasive Species Wildly Important Goals team is working with USDA APHIS to develop a four-part webinar series that will take place October to December 2021. The first part of this webinar series will be presented on October 6th at 12pm ET by Dr. Rebecca Stankiewicz Gabel (Acting Director of Imports, Regulations and Manuals, APHIS PPQ) and Ricardo Valdez (National Policy Manager, USDA APHIS PPQ Pest Evaluation and Response). The presentation will be focused on an introduction to USDA APHIS, the laws and import regulations that authorize PPQ to regulate and promote safe trade, and the PPQ process for detecting new, potentially invasive insect species. This webinar is open to all Entomological Society of America members.