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Provides links to state-specific resources with an interest in the prevention, control, or eradication of invasive species.

Items of Interest:

Pink Bollworm Nearly Eradicated in New Mexico? (Jan 2012)
New Mexico State University.
Pink bollworm is a devastating insect pest of cotton. Losses to PBW prior to the availability of Bt cotton and the initiation of the eradication program were estimated at $32 million per year (NCC 2001). An eradication program was established in south central New Mexico beginning in 2001. Pink bollworm has been successfully eradicated from that area. Now, data collected by NMSU entomologists in a joint program with Texas A & M University and USDA-APHIS indicate that populations of pink bollworm in eastern NM are, at least extremely low.

Inventory of Exotic Plants in Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument (PDF | 6.81 MB) (Jan 2011)
DOI. NPS. Natural Resource Program Center.
Within US national parks, exotic plant species modify landscapes and natural disturbance regimes (e.g., fire and flooding), reduce native plant and animal habitat, and increase trail maintenance needs. For national parks in the Southern Colorado Plateau Inventory and Monitoring Network (SCPN), the first step to controlling exotic plants is to complete exotic species inventories. This inventory recorded the exotic plants found in Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument. Information from the inventory can now be incorporated into weed management projects aiming to restore and preserve the Monument's natural and cultural landscapes.

State Specific Threats:

Nonindigenous Aquatic Species List - New Mexico or Display NAS by Taxonomic Group (select State)
DOI. USGS. Southeast Ecological Science Center.
Includes fact sheets, maps and collection information.

State Noxious Weed List - New Mexico
USDA. NRCS. National Plant Data Center. PLANTS Database.
Designated legally noxious plants.

Status of Invasive Plants - New Mexico / Details by State and Details by County
University of Georgia. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health. Early Detection & Distribution Mapping System.

Pest Tracker - New Mexico
USDA. APHIS. Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey. National Agricultural Pest Information System.

States Restricting Firewood Movement and/or Advocating Leaving Firewood at Home: Who is Affected?
The Nature Conservancy. Don't Move Firewood.

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Government

Noxious Weed Information
New Mexico Department of Agriculture.
Species of Concern; Laws and Regulations; Management

Vegetation Management
New Mexico Department of Transportation.
Species of Concern; Laws and Regulations; Management

Aquatic Invasive Species
New Mexico Game & Fish.
Species of Concern

Forest Insect and Disease Information
New Mexcico State Forestry Division.
Species of Concern

Southwest Exotic Plant Information Clearinghouse (SWEPIC)
DOI. USGS. Southwest Biological Science Center.
Species of Concern; Laws and Regulations; Management; Special Note: Distribution; applicable for the following States: Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah

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University/Academic

Weed Information
New Mexico State University.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Publications; Management; Special Note: Distribution by county

Invasive Weeds of the Southwest
New Mexico State University; University of Arizona; Utah State University.
Species of Concern; Management

Exotic and Invasive Species
Northern Arizona University. Canyons, Cultures, and Environmental Change.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Management; Special Note: Applicable for the following States: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah

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Organizations

What Is A Native Plant?
Native Plant Society of New Mexico.
Species of Concern

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Last Modified: Apr 17, 2014
 
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