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Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Prevention Program

Invasive Species outreach event


July 2009 - December 2019


The Nebraska Invasive Species Program (NISP) continues to administer a multi-institutional Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program funded with grant funding from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).

1. Decrease the risk of aquatic invasive species introduction into Nebraska by implementing a boat inspection and decontamination program;

2. Increase public awareness of aquatic invasive species through an integrated outreach/education program;

3. Continue aquatic invasive species monitoring to help focus prevention efforts; and

4. Increase local and regional collaboration in the prevention of aquatic invasive species.


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 101

Masters Students: 239

Phd Students: 154

Post Docs: 55

University Staff: 241

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 695

Scientific Publications: 1962

Presentations: 4417



Funding Agencies

  • Nebraska Game and Parks


Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey