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Vermont

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

Items of Interest:

Vermont Aquatic Invasive Species Program 2012 Update (PDF | 495 KB) (Nov 2012)
Vermont Agency of Natural Resources.
Annual update on the efforts of the Vermont Aquatic Invasive Species Program to monitor and control aquatic nuisance species in the state of Vermont.

New Species Added to Vermont's Plant Quarantine Rule (Feb 27, 2012)
Vermont Invasives.
This rule, originally adopted in 2002, prohibits movement, distribution, and sale of several established invasive plant species, and places additional possession and cultivation restrictions on a smaller number of plant species not known to be established in the state. The amended rule will prohibit the sale and movement/distribution of Norway maple (Acer platanoides), Amur maple (Acer ginnala), burning bush (Euonymous alatus), Japanese and common barberries (Berberis thunbergii and B. vulgaris), yellow flag iris (Iris pseudacorus), and European naiad (Najas minor, an invasive aquatic species).

Use of Felt-Soled Waders and Boots Prohibited (Mar 21, 2011)
Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department.
With the opening of Vermont's trout fishing season coming on April 9, the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department has issued a reminder that using felt-soled waders or boots in Vermont waters is prohibited this year. The Vermont legislature enacted the new law to help curb the spread of aquatic invasive species such as whirling disease of fish and didymo, a microscopic algae more commonly known as "rock snot".

Don't Move Firewood
Vermont Agency of Natural Resources. Division of Forestry.
Keep destructive invasive pests of out Vermont! As far as we know, none of these pests have found their way to Vermont yet, although the Emerald Ash Borer and Asian Long Horned beetle are less than one day's drive away.

State Specific Threats:

Nonindigenous Aquatic Species List - Vermont or Display NAS by Taxonomic Group (select State)
DOI. USGS. Southeast Ecological Science Center.
Includes fact sheets, maps and collection information for aquatic vertebrates and invertebrates occurring outside of their native range.

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

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

Pest Tracker - Vermont
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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Government

Plant Health and Pest Management
Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Laws and Regulations; Monitoring

Aquatic Nuisance Species in Vermont
Vermont Agency of Natural Resources. Environmental Conservation.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Laws and Regulations; Management; Special Note: Non-native Plant and Animal Species in Aquatic and Wetland Habitats in Vermont (Updated May 2004; PDF | 147 KB)

Forest Health, Insects and Diseases
Vermont Department of Forests Parks & Recreation. Division of Forestry.
Species of Concern; Laws and Regulations

West Nile Virus
Vermont Department of Health.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Organizations

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University/Academic

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

Invasive Plant Information for Vermont
University of Vermont. Extension. Vermont Master Gardener.
Species of Concern; Publications; Laws and Regulations

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Organizations

Aquatic Invasive Species
Lake Champlain Basin Program.
Species of Concern

Invasive Species
Lake Champlain Land Trust.
Species of Concern

iMapInvasives - Vermont
Nature Conservancy. iMapInvasives.
Species of Concern; Management

Invasive Plants
New England Wild Flower Society.
Publications

Vermont Invasives
Vermont Invasives.
Species of Concern; Special Note: Vermont Invasive Exotic Plant Committee

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Last Modified: Jul 29, 2014
 
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