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ARS Research Program - Invasive Species - The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS) conducts research in extremely diverse areas involving prevention, control and management of invasive species. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)]

Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Task Force - Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) are aquatic and terrestrial organisms, introduced into new habitats throughout the United States and other areas of the world, that produce harmful impacts on aquatic natural resources in these ecosystems and on the human use of these resources. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service]

Areawide Fire Ant Suppression - Release and spread natural enemies for fire ants with the integrated use of baits and biological control. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Areawide Suppression of Fireants - To demonstrate practical, long-term control of fire ants over a large area using baits and biological controls. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

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Earth Day: Selected Resources - Science Reference Guide - Finding guide from the Library of Congress, Science Reference Section [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

European Biological Control Laboratory (EBCL) (France) - The European Biological Control Laboratory (EBCL) of the United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service (USDA/ARS) was established during 1991 in Montpellier. This new laboratory facility resulted from a fusion of the former Europe [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Exotic & Invasive Weeds Research Unit (EIWRU) - Develops novel methods for managing exotic and invasive weeds of rangelands and aquatic sites [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

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Federal Interagency Committee for the Management of Noxious and Exotic Weeds (FICMNEW) - FICMNEW represents a formal partnership between 16 federal agencies with direct invasive plant management and regulatory responsibilities. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)]

Federal Interagency Committee for the Management of Noxious and Exotic Weeds (FICMNEW). - FICMNEW represents an uprecedented formal partnership between 16 federal agencies with direct invasive plant management and regulatory responsibilities spanning across the United States and territories. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Foreign Disease-Weed Science Research Unit - The mission of the Foreign Disease program is to develop techniques for the rapid detection and identification of new and emerging crop pathogens. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

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Global Invasive Species Database - Species profiles for invasive alien species that threaten native biodiversity. Scope:all taxonomic groups from micro-organisms to animals and plants in all ecosystems. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]

Global Wildlife Disease News Map - [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]

Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) - Conducts integrated, interdisciplinary environmental research in support of resource management and environmental services in coastal and estuarine water, with special emphasis on the Great Lakes [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science]

Great Lakes Science Center - Site for Great Lakes Science Center, Ann Arbor, which provides information about biological resources in the Great Lakes Basin. Links to personnel, publications, data, library, facilities, research vessels, Great Lakes issues,and research [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]

Great Plains Diagnostic Network (GPDN) - A consortium of nine states including, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas and represents one region of the National Plant Diagnostic Network. The mission of GPDN includes coordinated diagnostics, secure communications, and training of first detectors. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

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Habitattitude - HabitattitudeTM is a national initiative developed by the ANS Task Force and its partner organizations. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service]

Hawaii Area Wide Fruit Fly Pest - The goal of the Hawaii Area Wide Fruit Fly Integrated Pest Management Program (HAW-FLYPM) is to develop and implement environmentally acceptable, biologically based, sustainable pest management strategies that reduce use of organophosphate and carbamate insecticides while suppressing fruit flies to economically manageable levels for the benefit of Hawaii. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Horticulture and Gardening -- Science Reference Guide - Research guides on horticulture and gardening, prepared by science librarians at the Library of Congress [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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Invaders Database System - A searchable database for the noxious weed lists for all U.S. states and six southern provinces of Canada. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Invasive Insects Biocontrol and Behavior Laboratory - Research at the Insect Biocontrol Laboratory runs the gamut from examining DNA sequences and individual proteins to complex ecosystems such as those found in row crops, coffee plantations and forests. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Invasive Plant Research Laboratory - Sustainable management strategies for control of aquatic and wetland weeds [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Invasive Plant Research Laboratory (IPRL) - The mission of the USDA/ARS Invasive Plant Research Lab (IPRL) is to address the complex and multi-faceted problems of exotic plant invasions in natural and agricultural ecosystems. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Invasive Species - Provides methodologies and information to address threats to ecological systems and native species due to the introduction and spread of invasive species. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Ecosystems]

Invasive Weed Management Research Unit - The mission of the Invasive Weed Management Unit is to develop improved weed management systems that are efficient and environmentally safe. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Invasive Weed Management Unit - Develops improved weed management systems that are efficient and environmentally safe [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Invasivespecies.gov - A gateway to federal efforts concerning invasive species [Multiple agencies involved]

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Midwest Natural Resources Group (MNRG) - A partnership bringing focus and excellence to Federal activities supporting the vitality and sustainability of natural resources and the environment. [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)]

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NBIC: National Ballast Information Clearinghouse - Data on the ballast water management practices of commercial ships that operate in the waters of the United States [Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Coast Guard]

NEMESIS: National Exotic Marine and Estuarine Species Information System - A resource for information on non-native (or exotic) species that occur in coastal marine waters of the United States [Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center]

National Invasive Species Council (NISC) - The National Invasive Species Council (NISC) is an inter-Departmental council that helps to coordinate and ensure complementary, cost-efficient and effective Federal activities regarding invasive species. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)]

National Invasive Species Information Center - Is a gateway to invasive species information; covering Federal, State, local, and international sources. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS), National Agricultural Library (NAL)]

National Plant Diagnostic Network (NPDN) - A webpage created to inform the general public of the existence of the National Plant Diagnostic Network (NPDN) and to facilitate NPDN committee function, activities, and organization. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Nonindigenous Aquatic Species (NAS) - A national information resource for locating biogeographic accounts of nonindigenous aquatic species in the U.S. Provided are scientific reports, online/realtime queries, spatial data sets, regional contact lists, and general information [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]

Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database - A central repository for spatially referenced biogeographic accounts of introduced aquatic species. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Southeast Ecological Science Center]

North Central Plant Disease and Pest Diagnostic Network (NCPDN) - A consortium of land grant institutions that provide services for plant disease diagnosis, plant identification, and insect/pest identification. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Northeast Plant Diagnostic Network (NEPDN) - A webpage created to inform the general public of the existence of the Northeast Plant Diagnostic Network (NEPDN) and to facilitate NEPDN committee function, activities, and organization. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

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Pacific Basin Agricultural Research Center - Detection, control and area-wide management of fruit flies, rearing and release technology for autocidal and biological control of tephritid fruit flies, and postharvest treatment of tropical commodities for quarantine security, quality maintenance, and value enhancement. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Plant Conservation Alliance - Alien Plant Working Group, Weeds Gone Wild - Provides information for the general public, land managers, researchers, and others on the serious threat and impacts of invasive alien (exotic, non-native) plants to the native flora, fauna, and natural ecosystems of the United States. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Plant Sciences Institute (PSI) - Weed Science Laboratory - Discovers and develops biological, chemical, and physical processes and principles (including bioregulation) that will improve pest management systems, crop production efficiency, conservation of natural resources, environmental quality, and support of re [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS), Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC)]

Protect Your Waters and Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers - Site for recreational users who want to help stop aquatic nuisance species. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service]

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Southern Plant Diagnostic Network (SPDN) - The mission of the network is to enhance national agricultural security by quickly detecting introduced pests and pathogens. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Southern Weed Science Research Unit (SWSRU) - Scientists in the SWSRU are providing needed information in biology and ecology of crop-weed interactions, weed species and population shifts, weed resistance to herbicides, herbicide action on weeds, introduction of non-native invasive weed species, and the environmental impact of weed management systems. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Soybean Rust Information Site - USDA's Web site supporting the goals of a coordinated response framework and providing stakeholders with timely and accurate information for managing soybean rust in 2005. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)]

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TAME Melaleuca Project - The Areawide Management and Evaluation of Melaleuca is a pest management program designed to promote long-term, biologically-based management in partnership with public and private land managers. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Team Leafy Spurge - Information on noxious weed leafy spurge and its management. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service]

The Western Plant Diagnostic Network (WPDN) - A consortium of land grant institutions and state departments of agriculture throughout the western United States and U.S. territories in the Pacific that provide services for plant disease diagnosis, plant identification, and insect/pest identification. WPDN uses a common software interface to process diagnostic requests and share information among diagnostic laboratories. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]