Alien Species In Hawaii Information Index - Entry point for
information on alien species in Hawaii compiled by the Hawaiian
Ecosystems at Risk (HEAR) Project.
Beware of Invasive Species - Document adapted from USA
Department of Transportation sources on control of invasive plant
species in highway projects.
Island Invasive Species Committee - Progress reports and
meeting notes from BIISC regarding work in eliminating invasive
species from Hawaii, USA.
The Center for Invasive
Plant Management - Promotes ecologically based management of
invasive plants, with a goal of restoring desired plant
DAISIE - Delivering
alien invasive species inventories for Europe. Database set up to
provide information on biological invasions in Europe.
Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area - Provides
information on this formal partnership of federal, state, and
local government agencies, individuals and groups that manage
Exotic Introductions - Chapter 9 of "Biodiversity and
Conservation" by Peter J. Bryant. Textbook discussion of exotic
species and their ecological impacts, with hyperlinks to other
information on the Internet.
Fact Sheet - Invasive Species - Ecological Society of America
fact sheet about invasive species and their environmental and
economic impacts. [PDF]
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission: Invasive Plant
Management - Administers a program designed to ensure
statewide management of aquatic and upland plants and to protect
valuable natural ecosystems.
Species Partnership - Aims to promote partnership efforts,
such as Cooperative Weed Management Areas, to encourage
collaborative efforts on a statewide, regional and local level.
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
Global Invasive Species
Information Network (GISIN) - Provides information on the
network, events, publications, products, news and announcements.
Global Invasive Species
Programme (GISP) - An international team of biologists,
natural resource managers, economists, and policy makers is
organizing to prepare a global strategy for addressing the
invasive species problems.
Harmful Non-Native Species: Issues for Congress -
Congressional Research Service Issue Brief made available by the
Committee for the National Institute for the Environment which
deals with whose responsibility it is to ensure the economic and
ecological integrity of the nation in response to multi-billion
dollar threats posed by harmful non-native species.
Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk
Project - Information about alien species in Hawaiian
Illinois Natural History Program - INHS research projects in
inavasive species and biological control.
Management System for Invasive Species - APHIS Raleigh Plant
Protection Center. Site has information on noxious weeds,
non-indigenous arthropods that have been introduced into North
America, and other invasive species regulated by the U.S. Animal
and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).
The Institute for
Biological Invasions - Provides access to a searchable
database of literature, links to other important invasive species
sites, and monthly exotic species profiles.
Programs News - A look at the particular susceptibility of
Pacific Island ecosystems to invasive species.
Species in the UK - A look at the invasive species that have
become established in the British Isles over the past three
Invasive and Exotic Species
of North America - Images and information about insects,
weeds, diseases, biological control agents, and other invasive or
Invasive Non-Native Species - Invasive information from the
Species Fact Sheet - Weeds Gone Wild - Describes the impact of
invasive plants and aquatic species in the U.S., and Department of
the Interior efforts to combat their introduction and spread.
Invasive Species Program -
U.S. Fish and Wildlife - The mission of the U.S. Fish and
Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and
enhance fish and wildlife and their habitats for the continuing
benefit of the American people.
- A comprehensive, online information system that facilitates
access to and exchange of invasive species data and resources by
researchers, scientists, and concerned citizens. USA only.
IUCN Invasive Species
Specialist Group - The ISSG aims to reduce threats to natural
ecosystems and the native species they contain - by increasing
awareness of invasions, and of ways to prevent, control, or
Maui Invasive Species
Committee (MISC) - A voluntary partnership of private,
government, and non-profit organizations organized to prevent new
pest species from becoming established in Maui County and to stop
established pests from spreading wherever possible.
Invasive Species Information Center - Provides a reference
gateway to information, organizations and services about invasive
species including federal, state, local and international sources.
Rideau Canal Waterway - The Pest Page - Information on the
various pests in the region.
Sea Grant Nonindigenous
Species Site - A national information center that includes a
comprehensive collection of research publications and education
materials produced by Sea Grant programs and other research
institutions across the country on zebra mussels and other aquatic
nuisance species found in the Great Lakes.
USGS Research Upsets Conventional Wisdom on Invasive Species
Invasions - Article suggests that some invasive species do not
Watershed Academy Web - Invasive Non-Native Species - Short
primer on invasive species, particularly in aquatic systems, with
links to other information. From U.S. EPA.
Environmental and Economic Costs Associated with Non-Indigenous
Species in the U.S. - Cornell University research article. (June 12, 1999)