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Invasive Species Technology
“iMapInvasives is an on-line, GIS-based data management system used to assist citizen scientists and natural resource professionals working to protect our natural resources from the threat of invasive species.”
"EDDMapS is a web-based mapping system for documenting invasive species and pest distribution."
Land Manager's Guide to Developing an Invasive Plant Management Program
"This guidance document is the product of a technical advisory committee of invasive plant management experts convened by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the California Invasive Plant Council."
Lower Hudson PRISM
The Lower Hudson Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM) is a cooperative partnership between environmental organizations to protect the Lower Hudson region from the negative effects of invasive species. LHPRISM and participants work to protect the biodiversity and ecosystem of the nine counties and boroughs, which make up the Lower Hudson region through a collaborative and integrated approach to invasive species management.
New York State Prohibited and Regulated Invasive Plants
Invasive Species Regulations by NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.
Books and Media
Plants out of place [videorecording] / Information Television Network by
Call Number: Reserve Media, Circ Desk SB613.5 .P63 2004/CIRC DESK
Publication Date: 2004
An illustration of the alarming environmental and commercial impact of non-native invasive plants; explains why they were planted and how they got out of control; introduces federal, state, and local organizations dedicated to stopping them; and describes the mechanical, biological, and chemical methods of fighting them.
Invasive species : what everyone needs to know / Daniel Simberloff
Call Number: Circulating Collection QH353 .S56 2013
Publication Date: 2013
Of the 7,000 estimated non-native species present in North America, approximately 1,000 are invasive. This volume includes how non-native species are introduced, which areas have incurred the most invasions, and the direct and indirect impacts of invasive species on the biodiversity of an ecosystem..
Cheatgrass : Fire and Forage on the Range / James Young; Charlie D. Clements
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 20081
"Cheatgrass" is the first comprehensive study of this highly invasive plant that has changed millions of acres of western rangeland ecology. It is also a significant environmental hazard in the sagebrush plant communities where it has established itself, providing highly combustible fuel for the wildfires that have ravaged so much of the Great Basin since the mid-twentieth century.