NANFA-- FW: FW: National Invasive Species Act (NISA)

Denkhaus, Robert (
Thu, 29 Aug 2002 11:55:01 -0500


Rob Denkhaus
Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge

> The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is pleased to
> announce the posting of an informative paper on the National
> Invasive Species Act (NISA). This law plays a key role in
> protecting aquatic ecosystems. It is up for reauthorization
> now - which provides a rare opportunity to move
> environmental issues forward.
> The UCS paper provides background information on NISA, its
> successes and shortcomings, and provisions to strengthen
> this law. UCS Senior Staff Scientist Phyllis Windle
> prepared this paper, and it was originally circulated to
> UCS' Sound Science Initiative. To download a pdf copy of
> this paper, please visit the UCS web site at
> < >.
> If you are interested in receiving this paper in another format,
> please contact me directly.
> Sincerely,
> Jason Mathers
> Global Environment Program
> Union of Concerned Scientists
> To learn more about UCS' Sound Science Initiative, please
> visit
> < >
/"Unless stated otherwise, comments made on this list do not necessarily
/ reflect the beliefs or goals of the North American Native Fishes
/ Association"
/ This is the discussion list of the North American Native Fishes Association
/ To subscribe, unsubscribe, or get help, send the word
/ subscribe, unsubscribe, or help in the body (not subject) of an email to
/ For a digest version, send the command to
/ instead.
/ For more information about NANFA, visit our web page,