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Our Resource Library section provides many resources relating to invasive species. Resources include agencies and organizations, databases, discussion groups, educational resources, frequently asked questions, identification resources, image galleries, invasive species lists and publications. See our Spotlights for section highlights.

Use our Resource Library Custom Search Engine to search for invasive species information included in this section of NISIC's site:

Agencies and Organizations

Covers federal, state, international, professional, non-profit organizations and agencies, and councils and task forces that work with invasive species issues.


Describes databases available online related to invasive species as well as general biodiversity.

Discussion Groups

Provides information about electronic mailing lists that discuss issues related to invasive species.

Educational Resources

Covers K-12 teaching materials, information about gradaute programs, and professional development resources.

Frequently Asked Questions

Contains links to FAQs about a variety of invasive species.

Identification Resources

Provides general resources to help identify unknown species that may be invasive.

Image Galleries

Contains links to images and photographs of invasive species.

Invasive Species Lists

Provides official lists of species declared invasive, noxious, prohibited, or otherwise harmful. Most are geographically focused.


Provides citations or links to books, journal articles, CD/DVD Products, newsletters, and bibliographies that deal with invasive species.

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Wildlife Professional (Summer 2012)
Wildlife Society.
See cover story "The Ripple Effect of Invasive Species" and other articles related to invasive species issues. Wildlife Professional includes news and analysis designed to keep wildlife professionals informed about critical advances in wildlife science, conservation, management, and policy.
National Agricultural Library Digital CollectionsNAL Digital Collections (NALDC) / Invasive Species Related
USDA. ARS. National Agricultural Library.
The National Agricultural Library Digital Collections (NALDC) offers an easy access to collection materials available in digital format. The NALDC offers rich searching, browsing and retrieval of digital materials and collections, and provides reliable, long-term online access to selected publications. NALDC includes historical publications, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) research, and more.
Graduate Research Fellowship Program
DOC. NOAA. National Estuarine Research Reserve System.
The National Estuarine Research Reserve System's GRF program produces high quality research focused on improving coastal management while providing students with the opportunity to contribute to research and monitoring at a reserve. As part of the Reserve System, each National Estuarine Research Reserve provides opportunities for students to address research questions and estuarine management issues of local, regional and national significance. GRF funds support management related research projects that enhance scientific understanding of the Reserve System ecosystem, provide information needed by reserve managers and coastal decision-makers, and improve public awareness and understanding of estuarine ecosystems and management issues. The application deadline is Nov 1 each year.
Aquatic Plant Management Research Scholarships Available
Northeast Aquatic Plant Management Society.
The Northeast Aquatic Plant Management Society (NEAPMS) announces the availability of scholarship funds and/or student stipends for college students focusing in the field of aquatic plant management. Scholarships in the amount of $5,000 are available to graduate students that are studying some aspect of aquatic plant management or algal management. Student stipends up to $5,000 are available for undergraduate students working on a project related to aquatic plant management.
Scientific Journal ArticlesJournal Articles
USDA. NAL. National Invasive Species Information Center.
Contains citations and links to articles about invasive species from scholarly or professional journals.
USDA. NAL. National Invasive Species Information Center.
Contains citations and some links to fulltext books about invasive species.
StudentsGraduate Programs
USDA. NAL. National Invasive Species Information Center.
Provides a list of graduate programs that provide opportunities for research in invasive species. Includes master's, doctoral, and other post-graduate programs.
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