An official website of the United States government.

The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites always use a .gov or .mil domain. Before sharing sensitive information online, make sure you’re on a .gov or .mil site by inspecting your browser’s address (or “location”) bar.

This site is also protected by an SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate that’s been signed by the U.S. government. The https:// means all transmitted data is encrypted — in other words, any information or browsing history that you provide is transmitted securely.

Home / Invasive Species Resources

Invasive Species Resources

Provides access to all site resources (alphabetically), with the option to search by species common and scientific names. Resources can be filtered by Subject, Resource Type, Location, or Source.

Displaying 1 to 20 of 38

Search Help
USDA. Agricultural Research Service.
Image Gallery is provided as a complimentary source of high-quality digital photographs available from the USDA's Agricultural Research Service, Office of Communications.

USDA. FS. Invasive Species Program.

Published by: USDA. FS. San Dimas Technology and Development Center; National Forest System Invasive Species Program, DOT, Federal Highway Administration; DOI, Fish and Wildlife Service. This video will help maintenance crews recognize and control noxious weeds along roadsides. Road crews that maintain any type road, from interstate highways to aggregate roads, are the frontline in preventing the spread of invasive plants.

USDA. FS. Invasive Species Program.
The documentary video, Defending Favorite Places, was produced on DVD as part of the National Invasive Species Threat Campaign. Linking invasive species management principles with the hunting and angling conservation ethic is critical as invasive species threaten the future of hunting and fishing.

DOI. NPS. Common Learning Portal.

Throughout 2021, the National Park Service's Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program, in collaboration with the NPS invasive species programs, is embarking on an ambitious project to host weekly webinars. The presenters currently slated include NPS and other DOI agency employees, DOI contractors, USDA/USFS employees, and university professors. They will be presenting on topics such as Invasive Species, Pesticide Safety, the Pesticide Use Proposal System (PUPS), and Museum Management. The webinar series is open to all DOI employees and partners.
See also: Archived Integrated Pest Management webinars

DOI. USGS. Wetland and Aquatic Research Center.
Includes comparison: Dreissena polymorpha (Zebra mussel) vs. Dreissena bugensis (Quagga mussel)
DOI. USGS. Wetland and Aquatic Research Center.
USDAAPHIS. Plant Protection and Quarantine.
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

USDA. FS. Research and Development.

The SCIENCE x webinar series brings together scientists and land management experts from across U.S. Forest Service research stations and beyond to explore the latest science and best practices for addressing large natural resource challenges across the country. These webinars are primarily management-focused, but with applicability for participants from across sectors.

SCIENCE x Invasive Species -- February 22-26, 2021 (archived):

  • Invasive Tree Pests and Pathogens, Invasive Tree Diseases, Invasive Aquatics, Invasive Animals & Animal Pathogens, and Invasive Plants

Google. YouTube; United States Department of Agriculture.

Google. YouTube; USDA. Agricultural Research Service.

Scientists with the USDA's Agricultural Research Service in central California are using sound to control insects that spread disease in grape vineyards.

USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service; Flickr.

USDA. ARS. Tellus.

Scientists with the U.S. Department of Agriculture are studying ways to keep honeybees stress-free and healthy. These pollinators are important to American agriculture and our nation’s food crops.

DOI. USGS. National Wildlife Health Center.

Google. YouTube; USDA. Agricultural Research Service.

Google. YouTube; DOC. NOAA. Ocean Today.

Google. YouTube; DOI. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Google. YouTube; United States Navy.

Google. YouTube; USDA. Agricultural Research Service.

Google. YouTube; USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

APHIS is offering this video series, which chronicles the impact feral swine have on Americans' livelihoods through damage to agricultural and natural resources, to increase public awareness.
See also: Press Release: New USDA Video Series Highlights Personal Stories about Invasive Feral Swine Damage (Apr 5, 2021)