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Invasive Species Resources

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Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee.

See Asian Carp Newsroom for updated news regarding Asian carp response in the midwest.

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.
Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.
Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife.
Missouri Department of Conservation.
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; DOI. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Google. YouTube; Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.
Google. YouTube; New England Wild Flower Society.
Google. YouTube; DOI. National Park Service. Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
Google. YouTube; University of Wisconsin Sea Grant.
Google. YouTube; Missouri Department of Conservation.

Pan American Health Organization; Regional Office for The Americas of the World Health Organization.