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Accession Number PB2013-106104
Title Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Strategic Plan (2013-2017).
Publication Date 2013
Media Count 29p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract TThe Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 (NANPCA, P.L.101-636) established a Task Force to coordinate activities among Federal agencies and between Federal agencies, regional, State, tribal and local organizations involved in carrying out the Act. The mission of the Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Task Force is to develop and implement a program for waters of the United States, to: Prevent introduction and dispersal of aquatic nuisance species; Monitor, control and study such species; and Educate and inform the general public and program stakeholders about the prevention and control of these species. The purpose of this strategic plan is to further understanding of what the ANS Task Force does and the direction it plans to take in coordinating Federal agency ANS activities.
Keywords Aquatic ecosystems
Aquatic invasive species
Aquatic Nuisance Species(ANS) Task Force
Economic impacts
Global efforts
Natural resource management
Pest control
Regulations
Strategic planning


 
Source Agency United States Fish and Wildlife Service
NTIS Subject Category 47D - Biological Oceanography
57P - Pest Control
57H - Ecology
48B - Natural Resource Management
91A - Environmental Management & Planning
Corporate Author Fish and Wildlife Service, Arlington, VA.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1314
Contract Number N/A

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