Invasive or exotic species are
an increasing threat to nursery production due to the increased movement
of plants and people across borders and continents. The following websites
present useful information concerning this topic. For more specific invasive
pest information, click
This site includes the 100 most dangerous invaders list
for Oregon. Additionally the Invasive
Species in Oregon Report Card for 2011 is very interesting reading.
Department of Agriculture Pest Prevention and Management Section
Noxious Weed Control Program
Included with lots of other useful information is the Noxious
Weed List for Oregon. This site as well contains noxious
Pacific Northwest's Least Wanted: Invasive
Weed Identification and Management. Oregon State University Extension.
Statesman Journal's Invasive
Species of Oregon Website.
State Invasive Species Council General questions
and reporting information: Please e-mail us at email@example.com
or call 1-877-9-INFEST
Department of Agriculture Pest Program Contacts
Washington Department of Agriculture Exotic
Washington State Noxious Weed Control
Noxious Weed List
This site contains definitions of Class A, B, & C weeds; the Washington's monitor
list for weeds; a list
of weed seeds/plants whose sales are prohibited; both terrestrial
and aquatic weed information. In development is a webpage
where one can identify
weeds based on their flower color or habitat.
Invasive Species Council
University of Idaho's Center
for Research on Invasive Species and Small Populations (CRISSP)
Noxious Weed Program
Crammed with information, this site has many links to information
of noxious weeds, regulations, and weed program.
Noxious Weed's list
Invaders database system
An interactive database covering exotic weed plants and their distribution
in five northwest states.
This site includes the CalEPPC Invasive
Plant Inventory. Amongst the treasures at this site: Invasive
Plants of California Wildlands. See their new CalWeedMapper website.
California Dept. of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Plant
Health and Pest Prevention Services (PHPPS) has developed a website on
noxious weeds with lots of information and aptly titled Encycloweedia.
Their quarterly newsletter, Noxious
Times, is also available at the site.
USDA Animal and Plant
Health Inspection Service
USDA Hungry Pests
Noxious Weed List
State noxious weed lists
This is the gateway to the National
Invasive Species Council. Included at this site are many papers
on the economic impact of invasive plants.
BLM's Alien Plant Working Group's
Weeds Gone Wild
's Invasive and Noxious Weeds:
Plant Board website. Here can be found the regulated
pest information by state.
Aquatic Species Website
for Aquatic and Invasive Plants
The Exotic Forest Pests Information System for North America
Exotic Species of North America
The most photo rich site on invasive species.
National Agricultural Pest Information
System (NAPIS). This site allows one to search for state activity
state pest and survey activity).
The North American
Non-Indigenous Arthropod Database
The Center for Plant Conservation has an Invasive Species info including The
St. Louis Declaration on Invasive Plant Species. This website also
includes the proceedings from that historic meeting.
Guide to Noxious and Other Selected Weeds of British Colombia
Contents include lists of Provincial
lists of noxious weeds; photos; and nuisance
of Agriculture, Food, and Fisheries Non-Native and Invasive Pests
This site is divided into Diseases, Weeds, Insects and Other Pests; Excellent
This site contains a list of potentially invasive
ornamental or herb species. It gives a whole new meaning to new plant
Global Invasive Species
New Insect Pest
Introductions to BC
North American Plant Protection
There are many excellent options at this site including a Pest
Alert System, where one can learn about official and unoffical of pests in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico: the ability to search
Pest Alerts by type.IDSource: A Gateway for Pest Identification resources. You can find some nice guides here.
Invasions: A Growing Threat
and Economic Costs Associated with Non-indigenous Species in the United
Forest Pests-A Global Issue
The Aliens are here
of Introduced Species in the United States
Invasive Species and the Nursery Industry
Impacts of IPlants: Invasive Plants and the Nursery Industry
New Book Resource
Pollution: An Emerging Global Menace. Britton, Kerry O. ed. 2003. APS
BIOLOGICAL INVASIONS--Economic and Environmental Costs
of Alien Plant, Animal, and Microbe Species. D. Pimentel, ed.
K. Lewis, CRC Press/T & F Group, 600 Broken
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