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This page provides links to tools, resources, and information about invasive species, national invasive species campaigns, general invasive species information, and legislation.

US Fish and Wildlife Service

News, Information, and resources about invasive species from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invasive species webpage.

Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force

The Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Task Force is an intergovernmental organization dedicated to preventing and controlling aquatic nuisance species, and implementing the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act (NANPCA) of 1990. The various NANPCA mandates were expanded later with the passage of the National Invasive Species Act (NISA) in 1996.

Western Regional Panel on Invasive Species

The Western Regional Panel on Aquatic Nuisance Species was formed in 1997 to help limit the introduction, spread and impacts of aquatic nuisance species into the Western Region of North America. This panel of public and private entities was formed by a provision in the National Invasive Species Act of 1996 (P.L. 101-636), the amendment to the 1990 Act

Calfiornia Deparment of Fish and Game

The California Department of Fish and Game is a significant partner of the Pacific Southwest Region.

 

National Campaigns

Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers

The "Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers!" campaign and this web site empower recreational users to become part of the solution in stopping the transport and spread of these harmful hitchhikers.

Habitatitude

HabitattitudeTM is about consumer awareness and responsible behaviors. By drawing attention to the potential environmental ramifications of the aquarium and water garden hobbies while promoting responsible consumer behaviors, HabitattitudeTM avoids the definition debate surrounding "invasive species." Ultimately, the campaign seeks to eliminate the transfer and survival of any species outside of your enclosed, artificial system, which has the potential to cause the loss or decline of native plants and animals.

100th Meridian

The 100th Meridian Initiative is a cooperative effort between local, state, provincial, regional and federal agencies to prevent the westward spread of zebra/quagga mussels and other aquatic nuisance species in North America

 

Species Information

Invasive Species Information USGS Invasive Species Program

The USGS Invasive Species Program provides methodologies and information to address threats to ecological systems and native species due to the introduction and spread of invasive species.

National Aquatic Nuisance Species Database USGS Invasive Species Program

his site has been established as a central repository for spatially referenced biogeographic accounts of introduced aquatic species. The program provides scientific reports, online/realtime queries, spatial data sets, regional contact lists, and general information. The data is made available for use by biologists, interagency groups, and the general public. The geographical coverage is the United States.

National Invasive Information Center

The National Invasive Species Information Center (NISIC) was established in 2005 at the National Agricultural Library to meet the information needs of users including the National Invasive Species Council (Council). NISIC creates and manages the Web site. The Web site serves as a reference gateway to information, organizations, and services about invasive species.

 

Legislation

Invasive Species Info (Federal Laws and Regulations)

 

 

 

 

Last updated: December 13, 2012