Invasive Species

Regional Report

Review and Assessment of Programs for Invasive Species Management in the Southwestern Region, 2012


Buffelgrass Control

Aerial Spraying of Herbicide to Control Buffelgrass in Southern Arizona: Efficacy, Non-Target Impacts and Application Recommendations


Weed Field Guides

Some plant species pose challenges to land managers in dealing with health of forests and woodlands. A series of field guides is available for weed species in the Southwest. Guides are available in adobe PDF format.  Click here for all available field guides.

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Other Invasive Species

For information on other invasive species, visit the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's Hungry Pests site.

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National Invasive Species Links

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Key Contacts

Allen White, Ph.D.
 R3 Invasive Species /
 Pesticides Coordinator
 (505) 842-3280

Program Managers