Managing Invasive Species in National Parks

Our understanding of invasive species, the threats they pose, and how we should address those threats change as we learn more. Invasive species are a complex challenge in the National Park Service, but the good news is that you can help prevent their impacts by making a few simple choices, whether in national parks or in your own backyard.

Staff at Santa Monica Mountains NRA survey for native vegetation

Know the Difference

When it comes to invasive and non-native species, the lines aren't always clear.

Last updated: February 11, 2019