NECIS Mission

promoting sound policy to prevent harmful non-native or invasive species from being introduced, becoming established, and spreading in the United States.

© Barry Rice, sarracenia.com, Bugwood.org

About NECIS

Established in 2003, the National Environmental Coalition on Invasive Species (NECIS) is a national partnership of several major environmental organizations that provides a united expert and scientific... 

Harmful non-native or invasive species...

can transform entire ecosystems and out-compete or consume native species to the point of extinction.

NECIS News & Action

New Invasive Species Bill Introduced, NECIS Comments

Another proposal to address invasive species  has been brought forward at the national level, demonstrating the need for decision-makers to act on invasive species challenges. Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT-1) recently introduced a bill to direct land management agencies to plan and carry out activities... [Continue Reading]

Intro to Invasive Species

© Alex Popovkin, Florula of Fazenda Rio do Negro, Bahia, Brazil, Bugwood.org

Invasive species are a harmful subset of non-native, introduced species that adversely affect native plants and animals, change how ecosystems work, carry diseases to wildlife, plants, or people, or cause other damage. Increasing globalization of our economy, with its extensive shipment of goods, brings...