Pacific Northwest Invasive Plant Council

EDRR National/Regional Resources

National Invasive Species Council (NISC) and general EDRR guidlines (2003)

A National Early Detection and Rapid Response System for Invasive Plants in the United States - Document from the Federal Interagency Committee for the Management of Noxious and Exotic Weeds

Early Detection & Distribution Mapping System (EDDMapSWest) - an early detection reporting and mapping system for 13 Western States. In 2015, EDDMapSWest developed a specilized portal for PNW IPC EDRR Citizen Scientists to report sightings of invasive plants! Go to our Citizen Science Program page to learn more about how to use EDDMapSWest in partnership with PNW IPC's Citizen Science detection and reporting program.

Washington Invasive Species Council (WISC) - provides policy level direction, planning and coordination to prevent and manage invasive species in WA State. Report invasive species sighting via hotline, online reporting or with their new mobile App.

Oregon Invasive Species Council (OISC) - provides EDRR outreach and education to diverse stakeholders, decision makers and the general public, citizen science programs and sponsors an Invasive Species Online Hotline to report problematic invaders.

Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) - links to information regarding the Oregon Weed Board and noxious weeds, weed mapper, weed free range, including the Western US Invasive Plant EDRR Guide which provides identification tips, photo and impacts of some of our worst invasive plant species.

Bristish Columbia Inter-Ministry Invasive Species Working Group (IMISWG) - leads the implementation of the BC Invasive Species EDRR Plan and works in partnership with federal aences and other stakeholders on BC's EDRR Program.

Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)
Polygonum cuspidatum