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Archives - 2003

Provides selected resources for invasive species related emerging issues for prior years. For more recent emerging issues, see our Emerging Issues page. See the Archives page for additional years.

First Infected Oak Found in Sussex (United Kingdom) (Nov 5, 2003)
United Kingdom Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
First confirmed UK case of Phytophthora ramorum found on single southern red oak tree in Sussex.

Invasive water fleas found in Wisconsin lake (Oct 7, 2003)
University of Wisconsin-Madison.
This is the first time the invasive water fleas have been found in an inland Wisconsin lake.

Giant snakehead exotic predatory fish found in Rock River (Sep 23, 2003)
Outdoor Central.

Asian Longhorned Beetle Found in Woodbridge Ontario (Sep 12, 2003)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
This is the first confirmed find of Asian Longhorned Beetle attacking trees in Canada.

Zebra Mussels Confirmed in El Dorado Reservoir in south-central Kansas (Aug 25, 2003)
100th Meridian Initiative.

Silver Carp Discovered Below Gavin's Point Dam (Aug 27, 2003)
Silver carp, nonnative nuisance fish that have gained notoriety for jumping into boats, have finally invaded South Dakota
South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks.

Emerald Ash Borer Found Two Miles From Indiana Border (Aug 15, 2003)
Purdue University.

Sudden Oak Death Discovered at British Columbia (B.C.) Nursery (Jun 13, 2003)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
Sudden Oak Death is a fungal disease of plants and trees that has not been identified previously in Canada

Exotic Pest (Emerald Ash Borer) Confirmed in Ohio Ash Trees: State Task Force Formed to Determine Course of Action (Feb 28, 2003)
Ohio Department of Agriculture.

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