Invasive and Noxious Plant Related Internet Links

  • UCIPM & Cal-IPC Best Management Practices for Non-Chemical Weed Control
    This manual provides comprehensive descriptions of 21 commonly used non-chemical weed control techniques and of biological control agents for 18 weed species/species groups that will help you as a practitioner treat weeds more effectively.
    Free download here

  • CalFlora
    The Calflora Database is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information about California plant biodiversity for use in Education, Research and Conservation.

  • California Department of Food and Agriculture – Encycloweedia
    Notes on identification, biology, and management of plants defined as noxious weeds by California law.

  • California Invasive Plant Council
    A non-profit association of professionals and public involved in invasive plant research, control, education and land management.

  • CalWeedMapper
    CalWeedMapper is used to create maps and reports of invasive plant distribution, identify regional weed management opportunities or update species distribution data.

  • Invasive Species Council of California
    The ISCC represents the highest level of leadership and authority in state government regarding invasive species. The ISCC is an inter-agency council that helps to coordinate and ensure complementary, cost-efficient, environmentally sound and effective state activities regarding invasive species.

  • PlantRight
    PlantRight is dedicated to raising awareness about invasive horticultural species among nurseries and gardeners. Start here to find habitat-friendly plants for your part of California.

  • UC IPM – How to Manage Weeds
    Science-based weed management advice that is economically and environmentally sustainable, and socially appropriate.