Helpful Links


State Information


Illinois DNR Invasive Species Website

Illinois Aquatic Nuisance Species Program

New Invaders Watch Program

Illinois Nature Preserves Commission Vegetation Management Guidelines

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Center for Ecology

Illinois Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey Program: Website / Blog


Federal Government


USDA Forest Service Invasive Species Program

US Fish and Wildlife Service Invasive Species Program

National Invasive Species Information Center

PLANTS Database


Invasive Plant Groups


Midwest Invasive Plant Network

National Association of Exotic Pest Plant Councils


Other CWMAs


Northeast Illinois Invasive Plant Partnership

Southern Indiana Cooperative Invasives Management


Other Information


UW Cooperative Extension Invasive Plant Identification Videos

Invasive Species Information and Images

The Nature Conservancy Global Invasive Species Team

Cooperative Weed Management Area Cookbook for the Eastern United States

Nation-wide distribution data for invasive species

Protect your waters and Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers



River to River CWMA Partners


Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Illinois Department of Agriculture

Illinois Department of Transportation


Shawnee National Forest

Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge

Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge


Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

University of Illinois Extension

Shawnee Resource Conservation and Development Area, Inc.

The Nature Conservancy