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Outlines biological, chemical, and mechanical control methods for invasive species.
People making decisionsDecision Support Tools
Covers risk assessments, ranking systems, and other decision-making tools.
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Contains invasive species management plans on the national, regional, state and international level.
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Contains invasive species management plans for aquatic species, plants, animals, and microbes.
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Describes guidelines for developing policies, strategies, and other methods of controlling invasive species.
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National Invasive Species Management Plan
USDA. NAL. National Invasive Species Information Center.
Prepared by: National Invasive Species Council

Forest Service National Strategic Framework for Invasive Species Management (2013)
USDA. FS. Forest Health Protection.
This Forest Service National Strategic Framework for Invasive Species Management (Framework) prioritizes and guides the prevention, detection, and control of invasive insects, pathogens, plants, wildlife, and fish that threaten our Nation's terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. This Framework (Aug 2013) supersedes the agency's 2004 Invasive Species Strategy and Implementation Plan. The Framework responds to a 2010 USDA Office of Inspector General audit of Forest Service invasive species programs by providing a consistent, agency-wide approach to the prevention, detection, and control of invasive species.
Road Map to 2015: A Strategic Plan for Plant Protection & Quarantine (2011; PDF | 547 KB)
USDA. APHIS. Plant Protection and Quarantine.
Final plan released following public comment public and final review. The team developing the plan identified patterns and trends that could impact PPQ's ability to achieve its mission over the next 5 years and assessed PPQ's internal capacity to meet these challenges. They set goals and objectives and produced a complete set of strategies to support the achievement of the Strategic Goals.

Administrator Jackson Unveils Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan (Feb 22, 2010)
Environmental Protection Agency.
The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan: FY2010 - FY2014 (Feb 21, 2010; PDF | 1.3 MB) directs aggressive action under five priority "focus areas" the task force has identified as vital for restoring the Great Lakes, which includes combating invasive species. The plan includes efforts to institute a "zero tolerance policy" toward new invasions, including the establishment of self-sustaining populations of invasive species, such as Asian Carp.

Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force (ANSTF) Strategic Plan 2013-2017 (PDF | 891 KB)
Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force.

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