of Agriculture - Newsroom
Awards Grants to Fight Weed and Invasive Species (Feb 4, 2013)
National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
awarded eight grants totaling $3.5 million in
research for the management, control or elimination
of weedy or invasive species.
United States, Canadian Forest Officials Hold Forest Health Summit: Officials join to discuss common land threats, develop common strategies (Jun 28, 2012)
U.S. Forest Service and Canadian Forest Service of Natural Resources Canada officials convened here for the first forest health summit between the two countries to discuss issues of common concern such as invasive species. "The borders that separate the United States and Canada don't segregate threats to our natural resources," said U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. "The countries share common environmental concerns. It is critical that we continue to collaborate and address current and future land management challenges as partners."