Resources & Links

Plans, BMPs, Assessments, Regulations Regarding Invasive Species Links:

These websites provide useful information on invasive species in Alaska. Information may also be found from member/participating organizations.

Invasive Animals

Marine/Aquatic Invasives

Invasive Plants

  1. Asteraceae Part 1, pg. 1 to 30 (pdf)
  2. Asteraceae Part 2 pg. 31 to 59 (pdf)
  3. Brassicaceae (pdf)
  4. Fabaceae (pdf)
  5. Poaceae (pdf)
  6. Polygonaceae (pdf)
  7. Other Families (pdf)
  8. Trees and Shrubs (pdf)
  9. Other Species to Watch (pdf)
  1. Pulling Together: A Volunteer's Guide to Community Weed Pulling Events. FGV-00049 (pdf)
  2. Reducing the Spread of Non-Native Invasive Plants in Alaska: Voluntary Codes of Conduct for Gardening Public in Alaska. FGV-00142 (pdf)
  3. Noxious Weed Identification and Prevention. FGV-00144 (pdf)
  4. Voluntary Codes of Conduct for Nursery Professionals. FGV-00147 (pdf)

Invasive All Taxa Resources

  • Global Invasive Species Database: "The Global Invasive Species Database (GISD) aims to increase awareness about invasive alien species and to facilitate effective prevention and management activities. The GISD was developed as part of the global initiative on invasive species led by the Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP):
  • Nature Serve Explorer: an online encyclopedia of life. Select 'Impact Rankings of Invasive 
    Non-Native Plants' under 'Highlights' for instructions on using Invasive Species Impact Rank 
    (I-RANK) records: 
  • National Biological Information Initiative:Link goes to the invasive species section of the NBII 
    website. Images, identification guides, maps, links: Federal Link 
  •  National Invasive Species Council (NISC):
  • National Invasive Species Information Center (NISIC) is a great reference for information on invasive species legislation, state councils and organizations, economic impacts and more:
  • Aquatic Nuisance Species 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:
  • FICMNEW: The Federal Interagency Committee for the Management of Noxious and Exotic 
    Weeds. FICMNEW is a partnership between 16 federal agencies with direct invasive plant 
    management and regulatory responsibilities across the United States and territories: 
  • Region 10 (Pacific Northwest) Invasive Species Update #13: April - June 2006 Recent update 
    from the EPA on Pacific Northwest invsive species programs, funding, and upcoming meetings: Regional Invasive Species Update #13: April - June 2006

Other State Invasive Species Resources 

  • Invasive Species Control: A Comprehensive Model State Law: Provides the statutory framework for a comprehensive state program to detect, control, and manage the threat of invasive species across all taxa. Link to Purchase or Download Document:

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