Early detection and response (EDR) is critical in the fight against invasive species. The Midwest Invasive Species Information Network (MISIN) is a framework providing an early detection and response resources to public and private partners. This regional resource is designed to assist both experts and citizen scientists in the identification, detection and reporting of invasive species.Presenters:
Claire E. Peterson is a native of Shelton, CT and received her Bachelor's degree in Geography from Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT in 2008. She joined the Applied Spatial Ecology and Technical Services (ASETS) laboratory in March of 2012 as an Information Technology Professional. Claire serves as the data manager for the Midwest Invasive Species Information Network (MISIN) and is responsible for data integration, distribution protocol development, and quality control as well as fostering data partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders.
Lisa Brush is the Executive Director of The Stewardship Network. Lisa has worked in the environmental field in Michigan for the last fifteen years. She is currently the Executive Director of the Stewardship Network and has been involved with the Network since its inception more than 10 years ago. She has a wealth of experience helping non-scientific people understand scientific issues. For over nine years, as she has built and coordinated The Stewardship Network, she has emphasized effective and meaningful stakeholder involvement in developing and implementing all aspects of this program. She has a M.S. in Natural Resources from the University of Michigan and a B.A. (Science in Society) from Wesleyan University.