Nation-wide (U.S.) Restoration Entities

(This page updated January 21, 2006)

Ecological Society of America

National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII)
"An electronic gateway to biological data and information maintained by federal, state, and local government agencies; private sector organizations; and other partners around the nation and the world."  Information on invasive flora & fauna, biodiversity, declining amphibians, input for educators and much more.

National Invasive Species Council (NISC)
"an inter-Departmental council that helps to coordinate and ensure complementary, cost-efficient and effective Federal activities regarding invasive species. The Council was established February 3, 1999 by Executive Order 13112. Council members include the Secretaries of the Interior, Agriculture, Commerce, State, Defense, Treasury, Transportation, Health and Human Services, as well as the Administrators of the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Agency for International Development. The Council co-chairs are the Secretaries of the Interior, Agriculture, and Commerce.

National Park Service:  Volunteer Habitat Restoration opportunities are available in many National Parks including Golden  Gate National Recreation Area, Yosemite National Park, Lassen National Park, Point Reyes National Seashore, and more.  Click on the email at the bottom of this page for more information - be sure to include the National Park about which you are inquiring.

Native Plant Societies in United States and Canada

Nature Conservancy's Wildland Weeds Management & Research Program (WWMR)
Includes links to other resources
Weeds on the Web:

Nature Serve - A Network Connecting Science With Conservation

Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) -- national office; chapters in several regions)

Stream Corridor Restoration - Principles, Processes & Practices
by the Federal Interagency Stream Corridor Restoration Working Group
"Recognition of the value of stream corridors has come with the understanding of what has been lost through uninformed or misguided actions on many streams and the watersheds that nourish them."

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Weed Science Society of America (WSSA)
Eradication methods, photo herbarium, education, scientific exchange and more...

Wild Ones (Chapters throughout the U.S. & growing)
"... promotes environmentally sound landscaping practices to preserve biodiversity through the preservation, restoration and establishment of native plant communities. Wild Ones is a not-for-profit environmental education and advocacy organization."

The Weed Wrench Company

Please send list additions & corrections to the email or postal address shown below - thank you!

"Support Biodiversity - It Takes All Kinds to Make A World!"
(c) Georgia Stigall

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Native Habitats, 17287 Skyline Blvd #102, Woodside, CA 94062-3780, U.S.A.
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