Global Organizations

Global Invasive Species Database (GISD) gives free, authoritative information about introduced species that threaten native biodiversity.

National Organizations

Early Detection and Distribution Mapping System (EDDMapS) is a web-based mapping system for tracking invasive species distribution.

The Environmental Law Institute provides law and policy solutions that promote environmental progress, including several invasive species management reports. provides a comprehensive list of invasive species in the U.S., including plant botanical & ecological information. is also home to the Bugwood Image Database.

National Association of Exotic Pest Plant Councils

National Environmental Coalition on Invasive Species

National Invasive Species Council provides range maps and some basic information about both invasive and native plants.

USDA National Invasive Species Information Center

Regional Organizations

Invasive Plant Atlas of New England

Center for Invasive Plant Management

Mid-Atlantic Exotic Pest Plant Council

Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council

State Organizations:


Illinois Invasive Species Council


Indiana's Invasive Plant Species Assessment Work Group

Indiana's Invasive Species Council (IISC)

Indiana's "Most Unwanted" Invasive Plant Pest List, compiled by the Indiana Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS)

Indiana Native Plant and Wildlfower Society (INPAWS)


Michigan Invasive Plant Council


Minnesota Invasive Species Advisory Council


Missouri Native Plant Society


Ohio Invasive Plants Council


Invasive Plants Association of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Council on Invasive Species

Local Organizations

See MIPN's CWMA page for a list of Midwestern CWMAs