National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Invasive Species Subcommittee

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Mission Statement

The Invasive Species Subcommittee (ISSC) provides national leadership in the prevention of invasive species transport by wildland fire mobile equipment and related vehicles.

Primary Objectives

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  • Develop and disseminate standards, guidelines, best practices, and recommendations to control and prevent the spread of invasive species.
  • Integrate new and evolving information from the natural resource management community into the invasive species control effort.
  • Evaluate and recommend wildland fire and support vehicle utilization and/or decontamination techniques, equipment, or products to minimize invasive species transport.

Equipment Bulletins That Apply:

Guidance Documents:



Karen Stockmann
NWCG Coordinator: 
Carmen Thomason
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