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2021 Annual AISC Conference

2021 Annual AISC Conference

Join us for our 8th Annual General Meeting and Virtual Conference from March 15-19, 2021!

During our virtual sessions you will hear from experts on topics including Aquatic Invasive Species, Biocontrol, Terrestrial Invasive Species, Invasive Plants, Invasive Insects and Disease. Our sessions are scheduled to run each afternoon throughout the week for 2.5 - 3hrs. Applicator credits will also be offered.

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Special Resolution for Consideration - AISC Annual General Meeting March 15, 2021

Special Resolution Notice Dated: February 17, 2021
Motion to apply for the Canada Emergency Business Account interest-free loan.
This federal government program provides interest-free loans of up to $60,000 to small businesses and not-for-profits. Repaying the balance of the loan on or before December 31, 2022 will result in loan forgiveness of up 33 percent (up to $20,000).

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Alberta Invasive Species Council (AISC) has lost several sources of critical core funding such as the proceeds from our casino fundraiser, which was scheduled to take place in August of 2020 but was cancelled due to public health restrictions. The AISC would like to apply for the Canadian Emergency Business Account interest-free loan to help cover core administrative expenses. The AISC has reserved funds in our ‘rainy day’ account, which can be accessed to repay the loan if other sources of revenue have not been secured by the loan repayment deadline.

Contact execdirector@abinvasives.ca 587 999 0954 for registration details.

Webinars

The Alberta Invasive Species Council (AISC) Webinar Series is made possible by those who generously donated their AISC2020 conference registration fees.

 

Previously presented webinars:

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 local agriculture fieldman, or Email: 310rats@gov.ab.ca