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Invasive Species Resources

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture. Ellington Agricultural Center.
Georgia Forestry Commission.
Ohio State University. Extension.
University of Tennessee. Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Division of Wildlife.
Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Division of Wildlife.
Georgia Invasive Species Task Force.
University of Georgia. College of Veterinary Medicine. Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study.
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

Tennessee Invasive Plant Council.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.
University of Georgia. BugwoodWiki.
Ohio State University. Ohio Sea Grant College Program.
Tennessee Department of Agriculture.
Thousand Cankers Disease (TCD) poses a serious problem to the health of the black walnut tree. Tennessee Department of Agriculture officials urge area residents and visitors to help prevent the spread of TCD:
  • Don't transport firewood, even within Tennessee.
  • Don't buy or move firewood from outside the state.
  • Watch for signs of infestation in your walnut trees.
If you suspect your walnut tree could be infected with TCD, refer to the TCD Symptoms Checklist to alert state plant and forestry officials, or call TDA's Consumer and Industry Services Division at 1-800-628-2631.
Ohio State University. Extension.

Tennessee Invasive Plant Council.

University of Georgia. Extension.

Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Division of Forestry.

USDA. Blog.

On September 12, USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and its partners declared Monroe Township in Clermont County, Ohio, free of Asian longhorned beetle (ALB). This news came just months after APHIS declared Stonelick Township free of the beetle in March. ALB was first discovered in Monroe Township in August 2011. We think people unknowingly moved the beetle in firewood from Tate Township before anyone knew about the infestation there. Before long, adult beetles emerged and started infesting trees in Monroe. To stop this pest in its tracks, APHIS and state officials had to remove 1,186 trees in Monroe. They protected 4,614 other trees by injecting a pesticide directly into the trunks. It took 7 years, but after inspecting over 177,000 trees, APHIS and its partners finally confirmed the beetle is no longer there.