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'Don't Let it Loose' Goldfish Mascot Naming Contest!



Thanks to grant funding from the Alberta Conservation Association, the AISC is getting a Goldfish Mascot! They need your help naming the newest member of the AISC family! Please submit your name selection and contact information here for a chance to win a Don't Let it Loose prize pack as well as be known as the genius that came up with the mascot name!



Contest closes on January 11, 2023 at 3PM.

Note: Only the person who suggested the winning name will be contacted. Thanks for your submission!



The Alberta Invasive Species Council (AISC) Webinar Series is made possible by those who generously donated their AISC conference registration fees.


Previously presented webinars:

September 7th, 2022 webinar Don't Let it Loose Virtual Forum, presented by Nicole Kimmel with Alberta Environment and Parks.

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May 11th, 2022 webinar 'Squeal on Pigs!' Virtual Forum, presented by:

  • Michael J Bodenchuk, Texas State Director, USDA APHIS WS
  • Dr. Ryan Brook, Associate Professor, University of Saskatchewan
  • Charlotte Shipp, Industry Programs Manager, Alberta Pork
  • Dawn Fortin, Manager Agriculture Services, Woodlands County
  • Jurgen Preugschas, Alberta Producer

Resources mentioned in the presentation:

May 27th, 2020 webinar Invaders: forest insects and diseases from beyond, presented by Caroline Whitehouse with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry.

Resources mentioned in the presentation:

May 13th, 2020 webinar Feral pig and rat eradication in Alberta, presentation by Perry Abramenko and Karen Wickerson with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry.

Powerpoint resources from this presentation:

Resources mentioned in the presentation:

If you see a rat, call: 310-RATS (7287), 310-FARM (3276), your local bylaw or agriculture fieldman, or email: