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General Publications and Reports

Provides a list of reports, papers, and other online publications dealing with invasive animals. See Resource Library - General Publications and Reports for general resources and other species.

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  • Emerald Ash Borer Information Network - Publications and Resources
    Emerald Ash Borer Information Network.
    Provides resources for EAB preparedness, response plans, EAB timelines (by state and year, and by county and year), photo database, media contacts (information and research), and educational information (biosurveillance, control, educational resources for K-12, identification, presentations and online courses.

Invasive rats on tropical islands: Their history, ecology, impacts and eradication (2010; PDF | 2.6 MB)
IUCN. Species Survival Commission. Invasive Species Specialist Group.
Published by: The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds Conservation Science Department. RSPB Research Report No. 41. Karen Varnham.
From their original ranges in Asia, black and brown rats (R. rattus and R. norvegicus) are now present across much of the world, including many island groups. They are among the most widespread and damaging invasive mammalian species in the world, known to cause significant ecological damage to a wide range of plant and animal species. While their distribution is now global, this report focuses on their occurrence, ecology and impact within the tropics and reviews key factors relating to the eradication of these species from tropical islands based on both eradication successes and failures.

PestSmart Connect - Pathogens in Vertebrate Pests in Australia (2009)
Centre for Invasive Species Solutions (Australia).
This new report provides an overview of diseases or pathogens that have been identified in vertebrate pests in Australia; particularly feral pigs, foxes and wild dogs, feral cats, feral goats, rabbits, cane toads, rodents (feral mice and ship rats) and European carp.

Best Practices in Pre-Import Risk Screening for Species of Live Animals in International Trade (2009; PDF | 2.01 MB)
Global Invasive Species Programme.
Proceedings of an Expert Workshop on Preventing Biological Invasions: Best Practices in Pre-Import Risk Screening for Species of Live Animals in International Trade (University of Notre Dame, Indiana, Apr 9-11, 2008)

Gypsy Moth: Impacts and Options for Biodiversity-Oriented Land Managers (May 2004; PDF | 455 KB)
See also: Slow the Spread Publications for more resources

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Federal Government

Mapping Host-Species Abundance of Three Major Exotic Forest Pests (Jan 2005)
USDA. FS. Northeastern Research Station.
Covers beech bark disease, the hemlock woolly adelgid, and the gypsy moth.

Non-Indigenous Species: Government Response to the Brown Tree Snake and Issues for Congress (May 2, 1997)
National Council for Science and the Environment. National Library for the Environment.
Congressional Research Service Report 97-507.

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International Government

Guidelines for Eradication of Terrestrial Vertebrates: A European Contribution to the Invasive Alien Species Issue (2000; PDF | 135 KB)
Council of Europe.

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UC Statewide IPM Program Annual Reports
University of California. Agriculture and Natural Resources.
The University of California Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM) helps residents, growers, land managers, community leaders, and other professional pest managers prevent and solve pest problems with the least unintended impacts on people and their surroundings.

Biological Control of Insects and Mites, An Introduction to Beneficial Natural Enemies and Their Use in Pest Management (2008)
University of Wisconsin Extension. Publication A3842.
This book addresses biocontrol implementation, cost analysis, planning, and integrating biocontrol into an Integrated Pest Management (i.e., IPM) framework. Approaches can apply to invasive plant and plant disease control.

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Broken Screens: The Regulation of Live Animal Imports in the United States (Aug 1, 2007; PDF | 1.5 MB)
Defenders of Wildlife.
See also: Broken Screen Summary (PDF | 741 KB)

Impacts of Feral and Free-Ranging Cats on Bird Species of Conservation Concern: A five-state review of New York, New Jersey, Florida, California, and Hawaii (May 2006; PDF | 799 KB)
American Bird Conservancy.
See also: ABC Special Reports for more publications

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