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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasive_species

An invasive species is a plant, fungus, or animal species that is not native to a specific location (an introduced species), and that has a tendency to spread to a degree believed to cause damage to the environment, human economy or human health. A study by Colautti et al. pointed out widely divergent perceptions of the ...

www.bozemandailychronicle.com/news/environmental-groups-no-strangers-to-courthouse/article_f7af6bb4-58d0-11e0-bf05-001cc4c03286.html

Mar 28, 2011 ... Much of that is due to the Alliance for the Wild Rockies and the Native Ecosystems Council. The federal report shows that the two groups appealed, objected to or litigated Forest Service “fuels-reduction projects” a combined 55 times between fiscal year 2006 and fiscal year 2008. The Alliance alone was ...

www.trc.govt.nz/environment/land-and-farming/biodiversity/key-native-ecosystems

Qualifying KNEs are recorded in our ever-expanding Inventory of Key Native Ecosystems, which has baseline information about each site, used to prioritise support offered to the landowner. Since 2009, there has been a substantial increase in the number of KNEs identified in the region, a process that is ongoing as more ...

scholarship.law.umt.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1438&context=plrlr

and Resources Law Review by an authorized administrator of The Scholarly Forum @ Montana Law. Recommended Citation. VandenBos, Nicholas R. (2015) "Alliance for the Wild Rockies and Native Ecosystems Council v. Krueger, 950 F. Supp. 2d 1196 (D. Mont. 2013)," Public Land and Resources Law Review: Vol.

enviroliteracy.org/ecosystems/drivers-of-biodiversity-loss/non-native-species

Native to the Black and Caspian seas, the zebra mussel was introduced into the Great Lakes via the ballast water from a transoceanic ship. The zebra mussel has since out-competed many native species, become disruptive to local ecosystems, damaged harbors and boats, and is a source of obstruction for power and water ...

www.hcn.org/blogs/ray/enviro-infighting-on-forest-deal

Jul 15, 2009 ... She founded Native Ecosystems Council in 1992 -- a one-person group (her) with a board of directors. "The species of concern on the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest include cavity-nesting birds (such as) woodpeckers, swallows, nuthatches," she says. "The clearcutting of lodgepole pines has had ...

www.mattole.org/programs/restoration

The goal of the Native Ecosystem Restoration (NER) Program is to promote healthy and productive native ecosystems including grasslands, oak woodlands, riparian corridors, wetlands, and forests. This program has five principal ongoing sub-programs designed to accomplish this goal: Riparian Ecosystem Restoration , ...

www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov

National Invasive Species Information Center ( NISIC ): Gateway to invasive species information; covering Federal, State, local, and international sources. Invasive species are plants, animals, or pathogens that are non-native (or alien) to the ecosystem under consideration and whose introduction causes or is likely to cause ...

www.gw.govt.nz/KNE

Apr 26, 2017 ... However, many of the remaining native ecosystems are threatened by introduced pest animals and plants, and effects from intensified land use. The Key Native Ecosystems (KNE) programme is designed to protect areas that are important for our native plants and animals in the Wellington region. Why do ...