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Invasive Species Resources

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Census of Marine Life. Gulf of Maine Area.

Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry. Maine Forest Service.

Moving firewood can transport exotic insects & diseases that pose a serious threat to our forests. Don't transport firewood -- BURN IT WHERE YOU BUY IT!
North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. North Carolina Forest Service.
Emerald ash borer, laurel wilt disease, thousand cankers disease, and the European gypsy moth are likely to be brought into North Carolina in or on firewood. The use of local firewood is an important factor in preventing the spread of potentially devastating invasive species to our state's forests. Please keep this in mind as you prepare for your outdoor recreation activities. See Forest Health Invasive Pest Maps for more information about pest monitoring.
DOI. NPS. Mammoth Cave National Park.
Bats are dying. Please help us protect them. A disease called white-nose syndrome (WNS) is spreading through the eastern United States, killing bat populations. White-nose syndrome is considered to be present in the Mammoth Cave System. It is believed that humans may contribute to the spread of white-nose syndrome by visiting contaminated caves or mines and then wearing the same clothing or carrying the same objects to unaffected caves or mines, transporting spores from one place to the other. You can help us save bats by following a few simple guidelines.
Georgia Invasive Species Task Force.
Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.
Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife.
Missouri Department of Conservation.

Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

University of Kentucky. College of Agriculturel, Food, and Environment. Department of Forestry and Natural Resources.

University of Kentucky. Kentucky Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey.
The more people we have looking for invasive pests, the better our chances are to prevent establishment of the pest in Kentucky. If you see a pest (insect, invertebrate, plant disease) that could be one of the exotics featured on this website, let us know!
Google. YouTube; North Carolina Sea Grant.
Google. YouTube; Vital Signs Group Maine.
Google. YouTube; University of Georgia. College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Google. YouTube; Tuscon Audubon (Southern Arizona).

Google. YouTube; Missouri Department of Conservation.
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Aquatic Nuisance Species Program.