What is the Weed Science Society of America?
The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) is an organization that fosters an awareness of weeds and their impact on our environment. We provide science-based information to the public and government policymakers while promoting research, education, and outreach activities. Founded in 1956 as a nonprofit professional organization, WSSA has approximately 2,000 members from around the world. Members include academic, governmental, and private industry research scientists, students and educators, extension educators, and federal, state, county, and private land managers.
- Promotes research, education, and extension outreach activities related to weeds
- Provides science-based information to the public and policy makers; and
- Fosters awareness of weeds and their impacts on managed and natural ecosystems.