Invasive Plant Management Issues and Challenges in the United States: 2011 Overview

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Although the problem of controlling the spread of exotic invasive plant and animal species in the United States has been recognized for quite some time, it has been lacking an adequate legislative mandate, public awareness, and sufficient funding to meet the challenge. This ACS Symposium Series title showcases the many diverse efforts being made to control invasive species at the federal, state, and local levels. It recognizes the global extent of the problem and compares the methods used in other countries with...
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Overview


Although the problem of controlling the spread of exotic invasive plant and animal species in the United States has been recognized for quite some time, it has been lacking an adequate legislative mandate, public awareness, and sufficient funding to meet the challenge. This ACS Symposium Series title showcases the many diverse efforts being made to control invasive species at the federal, state, and local levels. It recognizes the global extent of the problem and compares the methods used in other countries with those of the U.S., and includes recommendations of how best to proceed from here.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780841274495
  • Publisher: American Chemical Society
  • Publication date: 3/20/2012
  • Series: ACS Symposium Series , #1073
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Anne R. Leslie, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Washington, DC (Retired)

Randy G. Westbrooks, National Wetlands Research Center U.S. Geological Survey, Whiteville, North Carolina

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Table of Contents

Foreword Dedication

1. Invasive Species Issues, Traditions, Consumer Expectations, Current Understandings, Competing Goals, and the Law John Peter Thompson
2. Overview of Prohibited and Permitted Plant Regulatory Listing Systems Randy G. Westbrooks and Alan V. Tasker
3. Post-Border Weed Risk Assessment Terri Killeffer and Kelly Gravuer
4. Applying NEPA Requirements for Federal Weed Management Programs Gina Ramos
5. Aquatic Herbicide Registration New Model Kurt D. Getsinger, Mike D. Netherland, and Don R. Stubbs
6. Overview and Status of the Witchweed (Striga asiatica) Eradication Program in the Carolinas Richard D. Iverson, Randy G. Westbrooks, Robert E. Eplee, and Alan V. Tasker
7. Invasive Plant Management in the United States National Wildlife Refuge System Michael Lusk and Jenny Ericson
8. USDA Forest Service National Strategy and Implementation Plan for Invasive Species Management Michael Ielmini
9. Roadsides - Front Yard of the Nation Bonnie Harper-Lore
10. Invasive Plant Management on Western Public Lands by the Bureau of Land Management Gina Ramos
11. Federal Interagency Coordination for Invasive Plant Issues - The Federal Interagency Committee for the Management of Noxious and Exotic Weeds (FICMNEW)
Randy G. Westbrooks
12. Regional Centers of Excellence: The Center for Invasive Plant Management Janet K. Clark
13. Interagency Partnering for Weed Prevention - Progress on Development of a National Early Detection and Rapid Response System for Invasive Plants in the United States Randy G. Westbrooks
14. New Approaches for Volunteer Data Collection and Analysis ? The Invasive Plant Atlas of New England Leslie J. Mehrhoff
15. Overview and History of the Beach Vitex Task Force - An Interagency Partnership in Action Randy G. Westbrooks and Elizabeth N. Brabson
16. New Approaches for Invasive Plant Management through Cooperative Weed Management Areas: The Southfork Weed Management Area in Park County, Wyoming Bob Parsons
17. Cooperation across Federal and Local Jurisdictions for Invasive Species Management: Buffelgrass (Pennisetum ciliare) in Southern Arizona Lindy A. Brigham, Richard Brusca, and Julio Betancourt
18. Plant Management in Natural Areas Steven Manning and James Miller
19. Chemical Control Methods and Tools Steven Manning and James Miller
20. Manual, Mechanical, and Cultural Control Methods and Tools Steven Manning and James Miller
21. Length of Lag Phase and Additional Factors Related to Introduction and Early Spread of Invasive Plants: A Regulator's View Alan V. Tasker

Editors' Biographies Indexes Author Index Subject Index

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