About Us

CNIPM is an informal group comprised of individuals representing agencies and organizations statewide.

Committee membership is based on interest, availability for meetings and willingness to work toward the goals of the committee. There are no formal membership requirements; anyone statewide may participate.

To sign up for the CNIPM listserv, click here.

This listserve provides updates on information regarding invasive plant issues state wide. The CNIPM group meets monthly via telephone conferencing, the call in number for the monthly meeting is emailed to members of the listserv.


CNIPM members pull invasive plants along Seward Highway.

On June 15, 2000, groups were invited by the UAF Cooperative Extension Service to meet and look for solutions for controlling noxious and invasive plants in the Interior of Alaska. After sharing what had been done, the group agreed that an Interior statewide effort was needed and decided to establish the statewide Alaska Committee for Noxious and Invasive Plants Management (CNIPM). In 2017 CNIPM changed it's name to Committee for Noxious and Invasive Pests Management to reflect the ongoing collaboration across taxa.

The purpose of CNIPM is to work for the statewide management of noxious and invasive pests in Alaska.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was developed to establish CNIPM and to secure agency and organizational support. Representatives of both private and public sectors have submitted letters of endorsement and MOU signatures. The list of signatories is quite broad. There is still opportunity to sign the MOU. Contact us for information on becoming a signatory or fill out the MOU signatory form and mail to the contact mailing address.

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