OSPR Marine Invasive Species Program - Outreach

2023 California Invasive Species Action Week: Saturday, June 3 - Sunday, June 11, 2023

The 10th Annual California Invasive Species Action Week will be held June 3 through June 11, 2023. The goals of California Invasive Species Action Week (CISAW) are to increase public awareness of invasive species issues and promote public participation in the fight against California's invasive species and their impacts on our natural resources. Check the 2023 Schedule of Events to fine an event near you.

Youth Art Contest Seeks Artists!

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CISAW Youth Art Contest: Help the California Invasive Species Program by creating art and videos based on the theme "Think Ahead; Stop the Spread" art contest! This year's theme encourages students to think about steps they can take to protect against the spread of invasive species.

For more information about the Youth Art Contest, check out the CDFW's Youth Art Contest page.

Additional Information


Shawn McBride, Aquatic Bioassessment Lab Supervisor
Email: Shawn.McBride@wildlife.ca.gov
Phone: (916) 358-2861

Anthony Rietl, Senior Environmental Scientist, Lead
Phone: (916) 341-6958

Sharon Shiba, Senior Environmental Scientist

Karen Bigham, Environmental Scientist

Office of Spill Prevention and Response
Mailing: P.O. Box 944209, Sacramento, CA 94244-2090
(916) 375-8580 for OSPR Information

Report Oil Spills
(800) 852-7550 or (800) OILS-911

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