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Top Student Weed Scientists Recognized During First WeedOlympics (Aug 29, 2011)
Weed Science Society of America.
University students from Guelph, Ohio State, Purdue and Virginia Tech took top honors in the recent WeedOlympics, an event recognizing the best student weed scientists in North America. About 150 individuals participated in a variety of events -- from identifying weeds and calibrating sprayers to solving weed management problems likely to be encountered on the job.

LearningInteractive Learning Module
Why are invasives a problem? This learning module focuses on the information needs of non-professionals. Developed by the University of Arizona, School of Natural Resources and the Environment (formerly the Office of Arid Lands Studies) in cooperation with and support of NISIC.

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
DOC. NOAA. National Estuarine Research Reserve System.
The National Estuarine Research Reserve System's GRF program produces high quality research focused on improving coastal management while providing students with the opportunity to contribute to research and monitoring at a reserve. As part of the Reserve System, each National Estuarine Research Reserve provides opportunities for students to address research questions and estuarine management issues of local, regional and national significance. GRF funds support management related research projects that enhance scientific understanding of the Reserve System ecosystem, provide information needed by reserve managers and coastal decision-makers, and improve public awareness and understanding of estuarine ecosystems and management issues. The application deadline is Nov 1 each year.

Aquatic Plant Management Research Scholarships Available
Northeast Aquatic Plant Management Society.
The Northeast Aquatic Plant Management Society (NEAPMS) announces the availability of scholarship funds and/or student stipends for college students focusing in the field of aquatic plant management. Scholarships in the amount of $5,000 are available to graduate students that are studying some aspect of aquatic plant management or algal management. Student stipends up to $5,000 are available for undergraduate students working on a project related to aquatic plant management.
Scientific Journal ArticlesJournal Articles
Contains citations and links to articles about invasive species from scholarly or professional journals.
Contains citations and some links to fulltext books about invasive species.
StudentsGraduate Programs
Provides a list of graduate programs that provide opportunities for research in invasive species. Includes master’s, doctoral, and other post-graduate programs.
Agencies and Organizations

Covers federal, state, international, professional, and non-profit organizations and agencies that deal with invasive species.


Describes databases available online related to invasive species as well as general biodiversity.

Discussion Groups

Provides information about electronic mailing lists that discuss issues related to invasive species.

Educational Resources

Covers K-12 teaching materials, information about gradaute programs, and professional development resources.

Frequently Asked Questions

Contains links to FAQs about a variety of invasive species.

Image Galleries

Contains links to images and photographs of invasive species.

Invasive Species Lists

Provides official lists of species declared invasive, noxious, prohibited, or otherwise harmful. Most are geographically focused.


Provides citations or links to books, journal articles, CD/DVD Products, newsletters, and bibliographies that deal with invasive species.

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