Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council


The purpose of the Georgia EPPC is to focus attention on:

  • » the adverse effects exotic pest plants have on the diversity of Georgia's native plants and animals;
  • » the use of exotic pest plant management to prevent habitat loss;
  • » the socioeconomic impacts of these plants;
  • » changes in the seriousness of the different exotic pest plants over time
  • » the need to exchange information which helps land owners and managers set priorities for exotic pest plant management.