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Multistate Resources

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


Federal Seed Act
USDA. Agricultural Marketing Service.
AMS enforces interstate commerce provisions of the Federal Seed Act (FSA) and provides seed testing service under the Agricultural Marketing Act. The FSA regulates the interstate shipment of agricultural and vegetable seeds. Includes the State Noxious-Weed Seed Requirements Recognized in the Administration of the Federal Seed Act (2015; PDF | 2 MB). This annually updated publication contains information about the various State labeling requirements and prohibitions of noxious-weed seeds and shows the scientific names and common names according to the law and regulations of the particular State in which the seed is noxious (by State and Appendices - common and scientific name cross reference).
See also: Items of Interest in Seed Control (publication for seed control officials and seed companies).

Noxious Weeds: INVADERS Database
USDA. Agricultural Research Service; University of Montana-Missoula.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Special Notes: Economic Importance; Distribution; References; query by State or Province (Canada)

State Plant Health Directors
USDA. APHIS. Plant Protection and Quarantine.

Pest Tracker: State Information
USDA. APHIS. Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey. National Agricultural Pest Information System.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Organizations; Special Note: Includes all States

Hungry Pests - The Spread
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
Select one of the targeted pests to see what states are impacted. Or, see what states have a federal quarantine and which states are at greatest risk for the targeted pests. In addition to federal quarantines, state-level quarantines might apply, see State Summaries of Plant Protection Laws and Regulations (National Plant Board).

Non-native Invasive Species
USDA. FS. Eastern Region.
Species of Concern; Special Note: Includes Eastern Region States

State Noxious Weed Reports - PLANTS Database
USDA. NRCS. National Plant Data Center.
Species of Concern; Special Note: Includes State Noxious Weed Lists and Federal Noxious Weed List and Composite list (summary of noxious status for all listed plants in the U.S.)

State-by-State Seasonal and Pandemic Flu Resources
DHHS. PandemicFlu.Gov/AvianFlu.gov.

Seagrant Programs
DOC. NOAA. National Sea Grant Office.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Organizations; Special Note: Includes State Seagrant Programs

Species Lists by State - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database
DOI. USGS. Wetland and Aquatic Research Center.
Species of Concern; Special Note: State query for nonindigenous species

(Federal) Noxious Weeds Program
USDA. APHIS. Plant Protection and Quarantine.
See also: Noxious Weeds Program: Regulations and Noxious Weed Regulations (Electronic Code of Federal Regulations; Title 7: Agriculture, Part 360).

Fish & Wildlife Service Aquatic Nuisance Species Coordinators
DOI. FWS. Fisheries and Habitat Conservation.
Contacts; Special Note: Includes contacts for U.S. regions

Laws and Regulations
National Plant Board.
Includes all States.

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State Integrated Pest Management Web Sites
Clemson University. Sustainable Agriculture & Forestry. Integrated Pest Management.
Species of Concern; Special Note: Includes all States

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

Recommended Native Plants by State
University of Texas - Austin. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Native Plant Information Network.

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State Wildlife Action Plans (SWAPs) (or select State from drop down box on right)
Teaming with Wildlife.
State wildlife action plans outline the steps that are needed to conserve wildlife and habitat before they become more rare and more costly to protect. Taken as a whole, they present a national action agenda for preventing wildlife from becoming endangered.

Native Gardening and Invasive Plants Guide - Invasive Plant Finder
eNature; National Wildlife Foundation.
Species of Concern; Special Note: Searchable by all States

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

Status and Trends in State Invasive Species Policy: 2002-2009 (May 2010)
Environmental Law Institute.
Species of Concern; Special Note: Includes 11 States

Gulf & South Atlantic Regional Panel on Aquatic Invasive Species
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Management; Special Note: Applicable for the following States: Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas

County Extension Offices
National Pesticide Telecommunications Network.
Contacts; Organizations; Special Note: Includes all States

Network Directory
Organizations; Special Note: Includes all States

The Nature Conservancy
Nature Conservancy.
Contacts; Organizations; Special Note: Includes all States

Native Plant Societies - Associations Listed by Region
North American Native Plant Society.
Contacts; Special Note: Includes all States and Provinces

North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) - Certified Lake Managers and Certified Lake Professionals
North American Lake Management Society.

North American Weed Free Forage Program
North American Invasive Species Management Association.
There is a growing demand in North America for the use of certified weed free forage and mulch as a preventative program in integrated Weed Management Systems to limit the spread of noxious weeds. The goal of this standard is to provide a guideline to set minimum requirements
for uniform participation of the various provinces and states in the program.

Noxious Weeds by State: Recognized in the Administration of the Federal Seed Act - Prohibited and/or Primary
Prairie Frontier.
Species of Concern; Special Note: Includes all States

Sierra Club
Sierra Club.
Contacts; Organizations; Laws and Regulations; Management; Special Note: Includes all States

Wild Ones Chapters
Wild Ones.
Contacts; Special Note: Includes 12 States

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Last Modified: May 19, 2016
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