Category Archives: Aquatic Invasive Species

Halting the Invasion: Maintaining the Health of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Basins by Preventing Further Exchange of Aquatic Invasive Species

Download PDF | Published December 2010

This article provides a historical perspective and current status report on how Chicago waterways system has evolved as a primary vector for aquatic invasive species between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins. Although the main focus is on the threat of Asian carp ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Aquatic Invasions

Download PDF | Published March 2007

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An Evaluation of the National Invasive Species Act (NISA) to Support its Reauthorization

Download PDF | Published November 2002

A proceedings document of the symposium Looking Forward, Looking Back: Assessing Aquatic Nuisance Species Prevention and Control, which took place in Ann Arbor, Michigan in May, 2001. Includes full symposium agenda and appendices....   Read More »

National Aquatic Invasive Species Act (NAISA)

Download PDF | Published  2002

A two page flyer highlighting the consensus-based recommendations of the Great Lakes Panel on Aquatic Nuisance Species as addressed in NAISA. In offering these recommendations, the Panel welcomes passage of NAISA and full funding for its implementation....   Read More »

Great Lakes Action Plan Addendum

Download PDF | Published 2002

Augmenting the Great Lakes Action Plan is an Addendum adopted by the Great Lakes Panel which presents several dozen specific objectives and strategic actions designed to realize the Action Plan goals....   Read More »

Great Lakes Action Plan

Download PDF | Published 2002

The Great Lakes Action Plan promotes a unified and aggressive regional agenda that will showcase and advance ongoing efforts to develop and implement comprehensive ANS state and provincial management plans....   Read More »

Briefing Paper: Great Lakes Nonindigenous Invasive Species

Download PDF | Published July 2000

This document is designed as an information resource in the development of regional policy on the prevention and control of Great Lakes nonindigenous invasive species (NIS)....   Read More »

Legislation, Regulation and Policy for the Prevention and Control of Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Species: Model Guidance for Great Lakes Jurisdictions

Download PDF | Published June 1999

The model guidance is a tool kit from which states, provinces, tribal authorities and local entities can select the legislative, regulatory and policy provisions best suited to address aquatic nuisance species problems in their infested watersheds....   Read More »

Ballast Water and Aquatic Nuisance Species: Setting a Research Agenda for the Great Lakes

Download PDF | Published April 1999

Full Proceedings and Findings and recommendations....   Read More »

Aquatic Nuisance Species Information and Education Materials Relevant to the Great Lakes Basin: Recommendations and Descriptive Inventory

Download PDF | Published August 1997

A product of the Great Lakes Panel on Aquatic Nuisance Species, this comprehensive inventory highlights information and education materials on aquatic nuisance species in the Great Lakes Basin. The document also provides recommendations for strengthening information and education efforts related to aquatic nuisance species ...   Read More »

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