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Texas Has a Successful Citizen Science Program for Detecting and Reporting Invasive Plant Species

The more trained eyes watching for invasive species, the better our chances of lessening or avoiding damage to our native landscape.

Invasive Species: Searching for Solutions in a Globally Connected World

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center field assistant Tara Leblanc in a stand of bamboo (Bambusa vulgaris) in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, U.S., during mapping of invasive plants. Image Credit: Hans Landel

Invasive species are a distinctly human-caused problem. We move them, introduce them, and cultivate them. As such, we have the responsibility of dealing with them.