Preventing new invasive plants is most effective when management is consistent across jurisdictional boundaries and has a strong focus on early detection and rapid response. But our recent analyses of regulated plant lists show that invasive plant policy is neither consistent nor proactive. Here, we use a case study of risk assessments from Northeast states to develop recommendations for species to evaluate and ways to evaluate them that could lead to more consistent and proactive policy.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 12:00pm
University of Massachusetts Amherst