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Provides links to state-specific resources with an interest in the prevention, control, or eradication of invasive species.

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How to Report an Invasive Species
Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
Your vigilance could help us intercept and prevent the spread of an unwanted biological invader – an invasive species that shouldn’t be here and which could cause serious harm to Alaska’s native fish and wildlife species, and their habitats.

Citizen Monitoring Portal
University of Alaska - Fairbanks. Cooperative Extension Service.
The Alaska Integrated Pest Management program wants to recruit YOU as a Citizen Scientist. Our goal is to educate individuals who enjoy observing the natural world and are curious about learning more about what they see. The more citizen scientists looking for insect, plant and disease organisms throughout our state, the better informed we are on current issues that may impact our environment, natural resources and food supply.

Protecting Southwestern Alaska from Invasive Species: A Guide in the English and Yup'ik Languages (Dec 2011; PDF | 1.3 MB)
USDA. Forest Service; Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies.
Partnering with a local Alaskan native community, the U.S. Forest Service has for the first time published a dual language booklet in English and a native Alaskan language, Yup'ik, to help educate the greater community in Southwestern Alaska on invasive species. This publication aims to explain invasive species concerns unique to Southwestern Alaska, which is home to a large community of the indigenous Yup'ik people.

State Specific Threats:

Nonindigenous Aquatic Species (NAS) Database - Species Lists By State
DOI. USGS. Wetland and Aquatic Research Center.
Provides fact sheets, maps and collection information for aquatic vertebrates and invertebrates occurring outside of their native range.

State Noxious Weed List - Alaska
USDA. NRCS. National Plant Data Center. PLANTS Database.
Designated legally noxious plants.

Status of Invasive Plants - Alaska / Details by State and Details by County
University of Georgia. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health. Early Detection & Distribution Mapping System.

Pest Tracker - Alaska
USDA. APHIS. Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey. National Agricultural Pest Information System.

States Restricting Firewood Movement and/or Advocating Leaving Firewood at Home: Who is Affected?
Nature Conservancy. Don't Move Firewood.

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Invasive Species in Alaska
Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Management

Invasive Plants and Agricultural Pest Management
Alaska Department of Natural Resources. Agriculture. Alaska Plant Materials Center.
Species of Concern; Laws and Regulations

Forest and Grassland Health
USDA. FS. Alaska Region.
Species of Concern; Publications

Alaska Exotic Plants Information Clearinghouse (AKEPIC)
University of Alaska - Anchorage. Alaska Center for Conservation Science.
Species of Concern; Monitoring

Noxious and Invasive Plants
DOI. BLM. Alaska.
Species of Concern; Contacts

Invasive Species
DOI. FWS. Alaska Region.
Species of Concern; Contacts

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University of Alaska - Fairbanks. Cooperative Extension Service.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Publications; Laws and Regulations; Management; Special Note: Includes Alaska Committee for Noxious and Invasive Plants Management and Alaska Invasive Species Working Group

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Marine Invasive Species Program
Alaska SeaLife Center.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Publications

Fairbanks Cooperative Weed Management Area
Fairbanks Cooperative Weed Management Area.

Kenai Peninsula Cooperative Weed Management Area
Kenai Peninsula Cooperative Weed Management Area.

Marine Invasive Species
Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council.
Species of Concern; Publications; Management

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Last Modified: May 19, 2016
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