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Hudson Valley Species

Priority Species

The following guidelines for prioritizing invasive species for survey and removal projects were adopted by the partners 11/5/14 for use during 2015. These guidelines remain the latest guidelines we have available.

Guideline - 2015 Species Prioritization Guidelines (PDF)

Species categorizations - in 2016 a working group categorized a large number of invasive plants species into Widespread, Established, Emerging, Threat, Watch categories for use with the 2015 prioritization guidelines.  The May 30, 2017 has been updated and revised to follow a Tiered ranking system being put into use state-wide.

Species Categorizations (PDF) - May 30, 2017   **NEW**