Policies

Strategy to Implement Voluntary Codes of Conduct

Steps to Engage the Horticulture and Landscape Businesses in Testing the Voluntary Codes of Conduct
Overview
Nurseries, landscape architects and installers, government agencies, and the gardening public were invited to attend the “Linking Ecology & Horticulture to Prevent Plant Invasions” workshop held at the Missouri Botanical Gardens in October of 2001 (to view the proceedings go to http://www.centerforplantconservation.org/invasives

Biological Invasions: Recommendations for U.S. Policy and Management

Position Paper of the Ecological Society of America
Biological Invasions: Recommendations for U.S. Policy and Management

Abstract. The Ecological Society of America has evaluated current U.S. national policies
and practices on biological invasions in light of current scientific knowledge. Invasions by harmful
non-native species are increasing in number and area affected, and the damages to ecosystems,
economic activity, and human welfare are accumulating. Without improved strategies based on

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