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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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Chinese Mitten Crab Found in Connecticut Waters (Aug 3, 2012)
Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection.
A Chinese mitten crab was recently found in Connecticut waters. This is the first confirmed report of this highly invasive crab in Connecticut waters. In late June, the crab was collected from the Mianus Pond fishway on the Mianus River (Greenwich). Individuals finding a crab that they suspect to be a Chinese mitten crab should keep the crab on ice or freeze it (please do not release the crab), note the exact location it was found and report it to officials.

Emerald Ash Borer Found in Prospect and Naugatuck, Connecticut (Jul 20, 2012)
Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection.
The Emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) found in Prospect, CT has been confirmed by federal regulatory officials. This is the first record of this pest in Connecticut, which is added to 15 other states where infestations have been detected.

2011 Invasive Plants Council Annual Report (Dec 31, 2011; 2.2 MB) and Cover Letter (Dec 13, 2011; PDF | 29 KB)
University of Connecticut. Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group.

Invasive Aquatic Plant Workshops
Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. Invasive Plant Program.
Workshops are offered to teach people how to identify invasive aquatic plants that occur in Connecticut lakes.

State Specific Threats:

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

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

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

Pest Tracker - Connecticut
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 Aquatic Plant Program
Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Publications; Community; Management

West Nile Virus in Domestic Animals and Birds: Fact Sheet
Connecticut Department of Agriculture.
Species of Concern; Contacts

Invasive Species
Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Management; Special Note: Connecticut Native Tree and Shrub Availability List (Jan 2005; PDF | 256 KB)

Connecticut - Mosquito Management Program
Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection.
Special Notes: Current and General Information

Invasive Plants in Connecticut
USDA. NRCS. Connecticut.
Species of Concern; Contacts

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Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group
University of Connecticut. Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group.
Species of Concern; Publications; Management; Special Note: Impacts

Connecticut Mile-A-Minute Vine Website
University of Connecticut. Department of Plant Science. College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Aquatic Invasive Species
University of Conecticut. Connecticut Sea Grant.
Species of Concern; Publications; Management

Invasive Plant Atlas of New England (IPANE)
University of Connecticut. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
Species of Concern; Special Note: Applicable for the following States: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

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Invasive Plants
New England Wild Flower Society.

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