To Remove Invasive Species

To Remove Invasive Species

Find out more about invasive species and invasive species removal. 

Removing Invasive Species

  • Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health

    This online resources provides names of species that have been listed on an invasive species list or noxious weed law in North America. For more information on each species, including the listing sources, images, and publication links, click on the species.


  • Common Piedmont Invasive Plants

    Since we are a part of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, we must be extra cautious about any use of chemicals to manage invasive species. Common Piedmont invasive plants and recommended control methods are provided in the links below:


Wavyleaf Basketgrass in Virginia

Wavyleaf basketgrass is a new exotic grass rapidly moving into forests and meadows in Virginia and Maryland. PEC is part of a Task Force committed to stopping this plant before it forms a thick carpet on our forest floors, crowding out native plants.


Find Funding

Search our database for potential funding sources for on-the-ground conservation measures.

Working with Conservation

Read interviews with Piedmont farmers who have helped improve water quality by integrating Best Management Practices into their land and farm management.