Cooperative Research Units
Education, Research And Technical Assistance For Managing Our Natural Resources
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Monitoring, Mapping and Risk Assessment and Management of Invasive Species in Nebraska

Invasive Species outreach event


January 2010 - December 2019


Funding was provided through a federal-aid grant from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission to:

1. Provide outreach to and facilitate communication among stakeholders regarding biological invasions, coordinate the Nebraska Invasive Species Council, and assist with any additional legislation regarding invasive species as needed;

2. Develop management tools including an invasive species adaptive management plan, a risk analysis for high-risk invasive species in Nebraska, a multi-agency prevention protocol for preventing the spread of invasive species (terrestrial and aquatic), and identification of invasive species introduction pathways.


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 101

Masters Students: 239

Phd Students: 154

Post Docs: 55

University Staff: 241

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 695

Scientific Publications: 1962

Presentations: 4417



Funding Agencies

  • Nebraska Environmental Trust


Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey