Monday, May 02, 2005

Kudzu, Teasel and Tree-of-Heaven (Oh, my!) is the gateway to Federal efforts concerning invasive species. On this site you can learn about the impacts of invasive species and the Federal government's response, as well as read select species profiles and find links to agencies and organizations dealing with invasive species issues. is also the Web site for the National Invasive Species Council, which coordinates Federal responses to the problem.

What is an Invasive Species?

An "invasive species" is defined as a species that is

1) non-native (or alien) to the ecosystem under consideration and

2) whose introduction causes or is likely to cause economic or environmental harm or harm to human health.

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