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Friday - March 26, 2004

From: Washington, DC
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Topic: Invasive Plants
Title: Smarty Plants on invasive and exotic plant species
Answered by: Jil M. Swearingen, National Park Service

QUESTION:

Where can I go to learn more about invasive and exotic plant species?

ANSWER:

The following web sites have additional information about invasive and exotic plant species:

Alien Plant Working Group Weeds Gone Wild
Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force
Mid-Atlantic Exotic Pest Plant Council
National Audubon Society
National Invasive Species Council
National Park Service EPMT
TNC Wildland Invasive Species Team
US Geological Survey
 

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