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Delaware

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

Items of Interest:

Be on the Lookout!
Delaware Invasive Species Council.
Be on the lookout for these up-and-coming invaders! They might not be in Delaware yet, but our best defense is early detection and rapid response!

WANTED Dead or Frozen: The Northern Snakehead
Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Division of Fish and Wildlife.
Northern snakeheads (Channa argus), an invasive fish, have recently been confirmed in Delaware waters. Three adult snakeheads were collected from the Delaware portion of the Nanticoke watershed: Broad Creek in Laurel, Nanticoke Branch upstream of Seaford, and the Marshyhope at Woodenhawk. The Fisheries Section asks that any possible snakehead catches in any Delaware waters be reported by emailing a photograph and details to edna.stetzar@state.de.us or by calling 302-735-8654 or 302-735-8652. Snakeheads should not be released back into the water but should be killed or frozen for confirmation.

Plants for a Livable Delaware (PDF | 5 MB)
University of Delaware Cooperative Extension.
Plants for a Livable Delaware is a campaign to identify and promote superior plants that thrive without becoming invasive.

State Specific Threats:

Early Detection & Distribution Mapping System (EDDMapS) - Invasive Plants by State and County
University of Georgia. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.

Early Detection & Distribution Mapping System (EDDMapS) - Invasive Species Status Report by State
University of Georgia. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Includes invasive species by category for insects, diseases, plants, and animals.
See also: Invasive Species Status Report by Congressional District

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.

Pest Tracker - Exotic Pest Detection By State
USDA. APHIS. Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey. National Agricultural Pest Information System.
Provides State pest detection contacts, recent state exotic pest news, links to state pest resources, and a list of state CAPS survey targets.

PLANTS Database - State Noxious Weed Lists
USDA. NRCS. National Plant Data Center.
States which designated certain plants as legally noxious.
See also: Federal Noxious Weed List and Composite list (summary of noxious status for all listed plants in the U.S.)

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Council or Task Force

Delaware Invasive Species Council
Delaware Invasive Species Council.

State Government

Delaware Noxious Weed Program
Delaware Department of Agriculture.

Forest Health Monitoring (Diseases and Pests)
Delaware Department of Agriculture. Forest Service.

Invasive Species
Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Division of Fish and Wildlife.

Academic

Biological Control of Invasive Plants Research
University of Delaware. College of Agriculture & Natural Resources.

Weed Science
University of Delaware. Cooperative Extension.

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