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EPPO Reporting Service no. 09 - 2010 Num. article: 2010/173

Symposium on the management of aquatic invasive alien species (Paris (FR), 2010-10-12/14)

ONEMA (Office National de l’Eau et des Milieux Aquatiques) and CEMAGREF (Institut de recherche en sciences et technologies pour l'environnement), two French public institutions specialized in the management of aquatic ecosystems, will organize a symposium on the management of aquatic invasive alien species in Paris (FR) on 2010-10-12/14. The objective of this symposium is to gather scientific knowledge and present the management methods which are used against invasive alien species in France. This event will allow discussions between researchers and managers on the current practices, to propose ideas for future research and development.
Three sessions will be focussed on the following themes:
  • Prevention, detection and rapid response of biological invasions;
  • Contribution of social sciences to the management of biological invasions;
  • Management, mitigation and restauration.

This meeting will be held in French. More information (programme, registration) can be found on the symposium website: http://www.onema.fr/seminaire2010-especes-invasives


Personal communication with Nicolas Poulet, ONEMA, France, E-mail: nicolas.poulet@onema.fr