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Chuck Bargeron named to Invasive Species Advisory Committee for National Invasive Species Concil

Chuck Bargeron, a UGA public service assistant and associate director for the Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health in Tifton, has been named to the Invasive Species Advisory Committee for the National Invasive Species Council.

The council is co-chaired by the U.S. secretaries of commerce, agriculture and the interior; and members are the secretaries and administrators of 13 federal departments and agencies that coordinate invasive species programs. The advisory committee is composed of 30 members and provides input to the council regarding non-native plants and animals.

The council’s goal is to ensure that federal programs and activities to prevent and control invasive species are coordinated effectively and efficiently.