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The Mid-Atlantic Invasive Plant Council (MAIPC) provides regional leadership to effectively address the threat of invasive plants to the native flora, fauna, and natural habitats of the Mid-Atlantic. The council coordinates regional efforts to gather and share information on the identification, management and prevention of invasive species, provide training and volunteer opportunities and to identify research needs. The Council is represented by members from Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

Invasive Plant Removal Day - Saturday, May 3, 2014

This year, the Mid-Atlantic Invasive Plant Council is sponsoring the second annual region-wide Invasive Plant Removal Day. This marks the 6th anniversary of the initiative for Virginia on a state-level, but the 2nd annual event for the mid-Atlantic region. Please join in on the effort by visiting the event page!
Are you an organization or community group that often hosts invasive plant removal in your county or neighborhood? Register your event today!

Are you a citizen or volunteer who wants to get involved with invasive plant removal in your community? Check out the event listings for your state to see where organizations or groups are hosting an event in your area.

2014 Biological Control Workshop: Managing Invasive Plants: Beyond Pull, Cut and Spray
July 28 & 29, 2014 -- Rock Creek Park, Washington, D.C.

Field Trips:
Monday July 28
Workshop: Tuesday July 29

The workshop will focus primarily on biocontrols that target terrestrial and aquatic invasive plants, particularly those problematic in the Mid-Atlantic region. Stay tuned for more information.

Join Us in the Garlic Mustard Challenge
Download a copy of this informational rack card on Garlic Mustard. Have a friendly competition to see who can remove the most Garlic Mustard in your neighborhood, city, town, or county!
Note: Files should be downloaded before printing or sharing. Updates to browser designs in the last year, prevent high quality PDFs from displaying properly. If only viewing, click the "Open in a Different Viewer" button in the top right of your browser for images to display properly. If sharing on other websites, please make sure to credit back to MAIPC. Links back to our site are especially appreciated.

Mid-Atlantic Early Detection Network (MAEDN)

MAEDN is a vast network of land managers, field experts, citizen scientists, naturalists, gardeners and others interested in documenting invasive plant occurrences in the mid-Atlantic region for the purposes of early detection, improved management and better coordination. The region includes Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.

MAEDN has developed an app to help you ID and report invasives. The current focus of this app is on invasive plants but additional invasive insects and diseases have been included in this App. Releases of approved biological control agents can also be reported using EDDMapS but not currently included in this App. Thanks to support from Invasive Plant Control, Inc., National Park Service and USDA Forest Service, EDDMapS, MAEDN and the MAEDN iPhone app is available to users at no cost.

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The 2010 revised and updated edition is available for purchase.
This latest edition covers 80 species and is available for download.
The information is also hosted online for electronic viewing.

Click HERE to preview pages from the book.
Print versions are available to order from MAIPC at $4/per copy (not including S&H).
Email info@maipc.org with purchase requests and for information on shipping costs.