Position papers and other resources from the North American Invasive Species Management Association.

Resources on Government Relations in Invasive Species Management

Invasive species prevention and management is a non-partisan issue that impacts all Americans. Invasive species impact our way of life: agriculture, conservation, environmental protection, forestry, natural resources, outdoor recreation, tourism, water.

Position Papers

The Use of Pesticides in Invasive Species Management

Management recommendations and key ways that invasive species alter the heritage of our precious natural parks, forests, grasslands, wetlands, rivers, lakes, and other areas, as well as threaten our economy and human health. Download here.

Transportation Funding

Situation and NAISMA position released May 20, 2020. Download here.


NAISMA has joined the following:

National Environmental Coalition on Invasive Species (NECIS).

Founded in 2003, NECIS is a coalition of environmental organizations and professional societies focused on promoting scientifically sound policies that prevent the introduction and spread of invasive species in the United States.

Legislative Committee Letters

NAISMA advocates across all governmental regulatory agencies for for increased capacity for invasive species programs, along with the development of standards and indicators to measure the impacts of invasive species. As of November 29, 2021, accomplishments throughout the 117th Congress include:

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