Identification

Name

National Invasive Species Council

Short name

NISC

Status

Active

Category

Collective

People
(1) Hilda Diaz-Soltero, Senior Invasive Species Coordinator, Hilda.Diaz - Soltero@aphis.usda.gov
Organizations
(1) United States Department of the Interior (DOI)
Created

2014-06-09 15:28:49+00:00

Modified

2016-04-01 02:24:41.691440+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The NISC was established by Executive Order (EO) 13112 to ensure that Federal programs and activities to prevent and control invasive species are coordinated, effective and efficient. EO 13112 defines invasive species as "…an alien (or non-native) species whose introduction does, or is likely to cause economic or environmental harm or harm to human health".

Goals
(1) Consequence management
(2) Early detection
(3) Early warning
Year start

1999

URL http://www.invasivespecies.gov/index.html
URL (alternate) https://www.doi.gov/invasivespecies/edrr

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) All States and Territories
Disease properties
(1) Economically important

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Official Reports