Center for Invasive Species & Ecosystem Healthupdated: December 2014

The mission of the Center for Invasive Species & Ecosystem Health is to serve a lead role in development, consolidation and dissemination of information and programs focused on invasive species, forest health, natural resource and agricultural management through technology development, program implementation, training, applied research and public awareness at the state, regional, national and international levels.


  • To become a preeminent national and international public service and outreach center
  • To develop collaboration between UGA and state, university, federal and international partners
  • To integrate and develop information and programs
  • To produce web sites, publications, posters and presentations
  • To serve as a clearing house for information, applied research and training
  • To promote public awareness, education and applied research

In February of 2008, the Bugwood Network officially became the Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health at the University of Georgia.

Contact Center for Invasive Species & Ecosystem Health

Dr. G. Keith Douce
2360 Rainwater Road
Tifton, Georgia  31793
Phone: 229-386-3298
Fax: 229-386-3352


Service Area

National service provider

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