Policy & Guidance

DoD Instruction 4150.07, DoD Pest Management Program
Executive Order 13751, Safeguarding the Nation from the Impacts of Invasive Species (2016)
Executive Order 13112, Invasive Species (1999)

Useful Links

DoD: Invasive Species Challenges and Solutions (2017)

Commander's Guide on Invasive Species

Armed Forces Pest Management Board​

National Invasive Species Awareness Week

National Invasive Species Information Center (U.S. Department of Agriculture)

Invasive Species Information Node (National Biological Information Infrastructure) 

Invasive Species (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

Weeds Across Borders

​The National Invasive Species Council

Invasive Species Program (U.S. Forest Service)

Center for Invasive Species Prevention

The National Aquatic Invasive Species Act (National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration)

Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force: Dedicated to the Prevention and Control of aquatic nuisance species

Pesticide Environmental Stewardship: Promoting Proper Pesticide Use and Handling (Center for Integrated Pest Management)

Fact Sheets

Bringing Home the Bacon: Feral Swine and the Department of Defense

DoD Legacy Program Key Invasive Species Projects

DoD Legacy Program Invasive Species-Related Projects List

A Workshop on the Strategic Management of Invasive Species in the Southwestern U.S.

Leave No Weeds

​Invasive Species and the Military 

Training Opportunities

Invasive Species Risk Assessment & Planning (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, National Conservation Training Center)

Introduced Reptile Early Detection & Documentation (REDDy): Department of Wildlife Ecology & Conservation. This website provides a variety of resources for trained observers, a step by step guide to REDDy training, and a link to the REDDy training site.

Webinar: Wide-area Monitoring in the Northeast - What's Happening and How Can You Fit In? (Northeastern Integrated Pest Management Center)

Webinar: Delivery Methods for Wide-area Monitoring in the Northeast (Northeastern Integrated Pest Management Center)


DoD Plan for Managing Vegetative Encroachment at Training Ranges: Section 342 Report to Congress Implementation Update, March 15, 2011

Forecasting Weed Distributions Using Climate Data: A GIS Early Warning Tool (Weed Science Society of America)

Under Siege: Invasive Species on Military Bases (National Wildlife Federation)

Invasive Species Working Group Research Summary and Expertise DirectoryRocky Mountain Research Station

Armed Forces Pest Management Board Technical Guide No. 31: Retrograde Washdowns: Cleaning and Inspection Procedures (Armed Forces Pest Management Board)

The National Invasive Species Act: An Information Update by the Union of Concerns Scientists, August 2002 (Union of Concerned Scientists)

CRS Report for Congress: Ballast Water Management to Combat Invasive Species, June 20, 2007

Other Links of Interest

The Cost of Invasive Species (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

Feral Swine in California – Research, Disease, and Management (The Wildlife Society)

New Weapon Against Invading Fish: The Pan (The New York Times)

VIDEO: Playing Smart Against Invasive Species

10 Invasive Species that Changed the World Forever (treehugger: A Discovery Company)

The following resources are for you to use to better understand what invasive species are and learn about their impact on the environment
DoD Invasive Species