Plants: Conservation Resource Links

Links related to invasive plants, habitat loss, climate change, and conservation topics

  1. wcutler
    Web sites with information related to Plants Conservation

    Welcome to Plants Conservation. Feel free to check out the links, add your comments or submit your own link suggestions by clicking the button on the right and discussing them on the Plants: Conservation | UBC Botanical Garden Forums forum.

    Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health

    From the About Forestry Images page:
    "Bugwood Images is a grant-funded project that was started in 1994 by the University of Georgia’s Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health. The website was launched in 2001 and has grown and received a great deal of recognition since then.

    "Bugwood Images provides an easily accessible archive of high quality images for use in educational applications. It is made up of five major website interfaces. These are ForestryImages, IPMImages, InsectImages, WeedImages, and

    "The focus of Bugwood Images is on species of economic concern. Images cover invasive species, forestry, agriculture, integrated pest management, plants, insects, diseases, fungi, wildlife, fire and other natural resource issues. Images are reviewed for content and quality.

    "Currently Bugwood Images has 278,599 images, on 25,434 subjects with 2,499 contributing photographers."

    Link location Image Archives
    Submitted by wcutler
    Submitted date 1 Aug 2018; last confirmed 1 Aug 2018

    Grow Green Guide
    Guide to creating and maintaining a sustainable garden or lawn space -- utilizing non-invasive plants that are readily available in Metro Vancouver. In collaboration with UBC Botanical Garden, Metro Vancouver has compiled an extensive selection of plants that thrive in our local climate, without needing lots of water or chemicals.

    Link location Grow Green Guide Home
    Submitted by wcutler
    Submitted date 18 Mar 2022; last confirmed 18 Mar 2022

    Invasive Alien Species in Canada
    Site from Environment Canada

    Link location Invasive Alien Species in Canada - Nature - Environment Canada
    Submitted by Daniel Mosquin
    Submitted date 21 Feb 2008; last confirmed 4 Nov 2015

    Nonnative Invasive Plants of Pacific Coast Forests
    Press Release for this colorful field guide for identification.

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    Submitted by Daniel Mosquin
    Submitted date 18 Jul 2012; last confirmed 14 Nov 2015

    Prioritized list of Invasive Alien Plants of Natural Habitats in Canada
    List of names of 81 invasive plants and another list of Additional Species of Concern. This is an article by Catling and Mitrow in the Canadian Botanical Association Bulletin 38(4) from December 2005. Being just a list, it's easy to see them all at once and get the overview of what all is included.

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    Submitted by Madeline Iseminger in Euphorbia esula Botany Photo of the Day
    Submitted date 2 Aug 2017; confirmed 2 Aug 2017

    Report Invasive Species BC
    The report invasives mobile apps let you report invasive species of plants and animals sightings in B.C.

    Please note that the ReportInvasivesBC can be used off-line as well; simply complete the report, click 'Submit' and the report will be sent as soon as you are back in cell coverage. Invasive species sighting will be reviewed by an invasive plant specialist who will coordinate follow-up activities with the appropriate local authorities. Link location Reporting Invasive Species - Province of British Columbia

    Link location Reporting Invasive Species - Province of British Columbia
    Submitted by wcutler
    Submitted date 5 June 2020; confirmed 5 June 2020