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

Items of Interest:

Utah Forest Insect and Disease Conditions Report 2011 (PDF | 992 KB) (May 2012)
USDA. Forest Service. Forest Health Protection; Utah Department of Natural Resources. Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Lands.
This report focuses only on the impacts of insects, diseases, and other disturbances on the various tree species of the state. In 2011, insect and disease-caused tree mortality generally decreased from 2010. The decrease in insect mortality can be attributed to the depletion of suitable host type and the general weather conditions which had been cool and moist and is not conducive to insect brood establishment, development, and survival. Adequate precipitation is necessary to maintain tree vigor thereby resistance to insects and diseases increases.

Zebra Mussel Advisory - Requirements on Lake Powell
DOI. NPS. Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.
In response to the continued and growing threat of the introduction of quagga and zebra mussels at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, effective Nov 1, 2009, self-certification of watercraft will no longer be an option at Wahweap Main and Bullfrog launch ramps and screening for the invasive mussels by trained personnel will be mandatory for all vessels.

State Specific Threats:

Nonindigenous Aquatic Species List - Utah or Display NAS by Taxonomic Group (select State)
DOI. USGS. Southeast Ecological Science Center.
Includes fact sheets, maps and collection information.

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

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

Pest Tracker - Utah
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?
The Nature Conservancy. Don't Move Firewood.

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Government

Plant Industry and Conservation Division
Utah Department of Agriculture and Food.
Contacts; Laws and Regulations; Special Note: Noxious Weed Detection and Control

Aquatic Nuisance Species
Utah Department of Natural Resources. Division of Wildlife Resources.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Management

Invasive Mussels and Utah Nonnative Fish Management Questions and Answers
Utah Department of Natural Resources. Division of Wildlife Resources.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Management

Insect and Disease
Utah Department of Natural Resources. Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands.
Species of Concern; Publications

Southwest Exotic Plant Information Clearinghouse (SWEPIC)
DOI. USGS. Southwest Biological Science Center.
Species of Concern; Laws and Regulations; Management; Special Note: Distribution; applicable for the following States: Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah

Invasive Species
DOI. USGS. Western Ecological Research Center.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Parks; Management; Monitoring; Special Note: Applicable for the following States: Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah

Weber County Weed Abatement
Weber County Weed Abatement.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Management

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University/Academic

Invasive Weeds of the Southwest
New Mexico State University; University of Arizona; Utah State University.
Species of Concern; Management

Exotic and Invasive Species
Northern Arizona University. Canyons, Cultures, and Environmental Change.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Management; Special Note: Applicable for the following States: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah

Plant Pests by Crop
Utah State University Extension.
Species of Concern; Monitoring

Weeds
Utah State University Extension.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Laws and Regulations; Management; Monitoring

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Organizations

Utah Weed Control Association
Utah Weed Control Association.
Species of Concern; Management; Contacts

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Last Modified: Apr 17, 2014
 
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