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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)
DOI is the largest land and water manager in the U.S. Invasive species are an aspect of most of the department’s responsibilities and missions. The federal staff of NISC and the non-federal Invasive Species Advisory Committee (ISAC) are housed and administered (respectively) by the Immediate Office of the Secretary of the Interior. Within the DOI, the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the Minerals Management Service (MMS), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Office of Surface Mining (OSM), and Office of Insular Affairs and the National Parks Service (NPS) have extensive roles invasive species science and management. BOR, BLM, FWS, and NPS are responsible for programs that control invasive species which infest water systems and lands that they manage. They also support efforts to control invasive species on lands managed by State, Tribal, and private sector partners. The FWS enforces laws and regulations concerning the importation of injurious wildlife species. OSM addresses invasive species in mine reclamation areas. USGS conducts and supports research that assists resource managers in the control of invasive species and restoration of impacted areas. MMS supports research concerning invasive species introduced into the Gulf of Mexico, which can affect offshore oil and gas platforms. BIA supports tribal government efforts to control invasive species.