Ecosystems Mission Area

Biological Threats and Invasive Species Research Program

The Biological Threats Research Program delivers science to protect public safety, property, and ecosystems from invasive plants and animals and infectious fish and wildlife diseases that pose significant ecologic and economic threats to the resources of the United States. 

Fish & Wildlife Disease

Fish & Wildlife Disease

Our wildlife health capabilities provide research, information, and technical assistance needed to manage wildlife through disease events and to make informed decisions about fish and wildlife disease policy, planning and management. 

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Invasive Species

Invasive Species

We provide essential research, management tools, and decision support to meet the science needs of resource managers to reduce or eliminate the threat of invasive species.

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Contacts

Cynthia Tam

Invasive and Disease Program Coordinator
Ecosystems
Phone: 703-648-4023

James J English, Ph.D

Invasive Species Program Manager
Ecosystems Mission Area
Phone: 571-271-4195

M. Camille Hopkins, DVM, MS, PhD

Wildlife Disease Specialist
Ecosystems
Phone: 703-648-4019

Guelaguetza Vazquez-Meves

Biosecurity Specialist
Ecosystems Mission Area
Phone: 703-648-4064

Patrick M Kocovsky

Asian Carp Specialist
Ecosystems Mission Area
Phone: 419-625-1976