USGS Central Region: Invasive Species



USGS Central Region: Invasive Species Related

Eastern Region Non-Native Invasive Species:: Information about management of exotic plant species in the forests of the northeastern United States.

USGS: Report Documents the Risks of Giant Invasive Snakes in the US:: Article outlining the risks of nine non-native boa, anaconda and python species that are invasive or potentially invasive in the United States.

Invasive Non-Native Species:: Invasive information from the "Eco-Pros".

Invasive Exotic Species:: Focuses on the insects, weeds, and diseases effecting the forests of North America. From the Entomology and Forest Resources Digital Information Work Group.

Invasive Species Weblog:: Covering everything from legal issues, to early detection warnings, to the use of invasive species in marketable products.

Invasive Species Mapping Program:: Project at Princeton University to produce high resolution maps of kudzu, cogongrass and privet across the Southeast U.S.

The Nature Conservancy - Invasive Species:: Worldwide program for dealing with harmful invasive plant species threatening biodiversity on land and water. Includes background material, what TNC does, and what the public can do.

Fact Sheet - Invasive Species:: Ecological Society of America fact sheet about invasive species and their environmental and economic impacts. [PDF]

Florida Invasive Species Partnership:: Aims to promote partnership efforts, such as Cooperative Weed Management Areas, to encourage collaborative efforts on a statewide, regional and local level.

Global Invasive Species Database:: Describes invasive microorganisms, invertebrates, fish, birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals and plants, including their biology, ecology, geography, and eradication and control. Information from experts on biological invasion.

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Endangered Species
The National Invasive Species Information Center (NISIC)
Invasive Exotic Species
Invasive Species Weblog
IMA Special Minisymposium: Evolutionary Consequences of Invasions by Exotic Species