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EMAPI 15 – Prague (Czech republic) 2019

EMAPI 15 – Prague (Czech republic) 2019

The president Michel Thibaudon and the vice president Uwe Starfinger of the IRS were present at the 15th Conference on ecology and management of alien plant invasions in September in Prague. At this occasion, Michel Thibaudon presented a poster about IRS.

The French ragweed observatory was also present at the Conference to talk about giant Ragweed and perenniel Ragweed in a poster. It was the occasion to interview researchers about ragweed’s distribution in their countries. The videos of these interviews will be available soon on the website.

International Ragweed Day 2019 (Germany)

International Ragweed Day 2019 (Germany)

Germany also “celebrated” the International Ragweed Day. Here are 3 examples of action carried out on this occasion (texts in German):

https://www.pnn.de/potsdam/allergiegefahr-ambrosia-ausreisstag-im-bornstedter-feld/24465990.html

http://anjagrabs.blogspot.com/2019/06/ambrosiabekampfung-grune-fordern-klare.html

https://www.rbb24.de/panorama/beitrag/2019/06/ambrosia-allergieausloeser-unkraut-ragweed-day.html

International Ragweed Day 2019 (France)

International Ragweed Day 2019 (France)

In the framework of the International Ragweed Day, several actions took place during the week-end all over Europe.

An example in France with two events organized in Chassieu and in Miribel Jonage near Lyon to inform people about the “fight” against ragweed and the allergy risk related to its pollens.

More than 70 events have been recorded all over France in the framework of the ragweed day (French Webpage of International Ragweed Day) between the 15th and 30th June 2019.

If you also organized action in your country, please share it with us (gilles.oliver(at)rnsa.fr).

International Scientific Conference on ragweed

International Scientific Conference on ragweed

An international scientific conference on ragweed is organized in the frame of the INTERREG Austria-Hungary project “Joint Ambrosia Action”. It will take place in Dunakiliti (Hungary) on May 29th. No fee is required.

The aim of the conference is to get the participants to know the scientific results of the project and to give the general public a comprehensive picture of the latest research on ragweed.