BC Ministry of Agriculture and Lands
Description: The ministry is committed to providing the business climate for a competitive and profitable industry providing safe, high quality food for consumers and export markets.
BC Ministry of Environment
Description: The ministry's vision is a clean, healthy and naturally diverse environment that enriches people's lives, now and in the future.
BC Ministry of Transportation
Description: The Ministry is committed to opening up B.C. through innovative, forward-thinking transportation strategies that move people and goods safely throughout B.C., while helping revitalize our provincial economy.
BC Invasive Plant Council (BCIPC)
Description: This site describes the Council and their strategy and shares information on invasive plant management in BC.
Agriculture and Agri-food Canada (Lethbridge Research Centre)
Description: The Lethbridge Research Centre (LRC) is focused in the areas of environmental health, bioproducts and bioprocesses, food safety and nutrition, and sustainable production systems and is the federal agency facilitating and performing research on potential and existing biological control agents for control of invasive plant species.
Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) - Plants
Description: Canada's plant resource base is critical to the well-being of all Canadians. The CFIA plays an important role in protecting Canada's plant resource base from pests and diseases.
Description: E-Flora BC is a GIS-based biogeographic atlas of the plants of British Columbia that represents new frontiers in information gathering, compiling, visualization and presentation.
Description: This site profiles 80 weeds that are currently present in the province or pose a threat to its economy and environment and describes management strategies and techniques for them.
Global Invasive Species Program (GISP)
Description: The GISP mission is to conserve biodiversity and sustain human livelihoods by minimizing the spread and impact of invasive alien species.
Description: This joint project of the University of Georgia's Bugwood Network, USDA Forest Service and USDA APHIS PPQ is a source for Information and Images of Invasive & Exotic Species.
Description: This site contains a searchable database of approximately 10 thousand links to websites containing information about any one of 998 species where one can search by plant scientific name for links to other websites containing photographs, distribution data, and other information pertaining to a specified plant.
Weed Science Society of America
Description: The WSSA site provides information on research, education, and extension outreach activities related to weeds as well as their impacts on managed and natural ecosystems.
United States Department of Agriculture – Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS)
Description: This site provides information on the health and care of animals and plants and the issues that would affect them and on improving agricultural productivity and competitiveness in order to contribute to the national economy and the public health.
North American Plant Protection Organization (NAPPO)
Description: This site contains information about NAPPO, a Regional Plant Protection Organization of the International Plant Protection Convention which coordinates the efforts among Canada, the United States and Mexico to protect their plant resources from the entry, establishment and spread of regulated plant pests, while facilitating intra/ interregional trade.
National Invasive Species Information Center
Description: This site contains invasive species information covering Federal, State, local, and international sources.
Biological Control in the Western United States
Description: This site contains current research and achievements of cooperating members of Western Regional Committee W2185 towards management of invasive arthropod pests and weeds using beneficial natural enemies.