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Early Detection and Rapid Response Network Ontario Open House. 

The EDRR Network Program will be hosting an informal open house to discuss invasive species issues in the Algoma region.

We will discuss the work EDRR Network Ontario is currently doing in Northern Ontario and hope to gain some insight from those in attendance about what their invasive species concerns are, and how we can work together to address them.

Light refreshments will be provided.

When:  November 20, 2017 7PM- 9PM

Where: 1100 Fifth Line East, Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, at the Sault Ste. Marie Conservation Authority Sugar Shack

Who: The Invasive Species Centre and The Ontario Invasive Plant Council house the EDRR Network Ontario Program. The Early Detection & Rapid Response (EDRR) Network Ontario project aims to train and equip volunteers with the skills and resources needed to better detect and reduce invasive species in Ontario, one community at a time.

Everyone is welcome to attend the Open House

May be of particular interest to gardeners, anglers, professionals, other NGO members and naturalist groups.

Why:  The EDRR Network Ontario program will continue to work with environmental champions in Sault Ste. Marie and surrounding areas. This open house will serve as an opportunity for our community to discuss gaps in information regarding invasive species, resources and tools, and create opportunities for collaboration in the future.

About EDRR: The EDRR Network is run in collaboration by the Invasive Species Centre, Ontario Invasive Plant Council and is excited to welcome our new partner, the Invading Species Awareness Program. The EDRR Network is generously funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Visit for more info

About the Invasive Species Centre

The Invasive Species Centre is a non-profit organization that connects stakeholders, knowledge and technology to prevent and reduce the spread of invasive species that harm the environment, economy and society.  Visit at and follow on Facebook (, Twitter (@InvSp) and LinkedIn.

For more information please contact:

Lauren Bell

Early Detection and Rapid Response Project Manager

Invasive Species Centre


[email protected]