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Invasive Species Resources

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University of California - Berkeley. Cooperative Extension; USDA. Forest Service.
University of Kentucky. College of Agriculture.
Lake Tahoe Basin Weed Coordinating Group.
California Horticultural Invasives Prevention (Cal-HIP).
Tahoe Resource Conservation District; Tahoe Regional Planning Agency; DOI. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Watercraft are the largest vectors for spreading aquatic invasive species (AIS), such as quagga and zebra mussels into new waterways, making boat inspections a vital aspect of protecting Lake Tahoe and other nearby water bodies.

San Francisco Estuary Institute; Center for Research on Aquatic Bioinvasions.

San Francisco Estuary Institute; Center for Research on Aquatic Bioinvasions.

San Francisco Estuary Institute; Center for Research on Aquatic Bioinvasions.

Whatisthisbug.org (California).

"What is This Bug" was developed from Farm Bill monies after the need for increased citizen help was recognized in the nationwide fight against invasive species. How can you help? Report a suspected pest. Now, with smartphones and the internet, new, easier and faster ways are available for reporting a suspicious pest, such as the Report a Pest Online Form and the Report a Pest Mobile App.

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!