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Invasive Species Resources

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Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
Ohio State University. Extension.
DOI. NPS. Yellowstone National Park.
Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.
Utah Department of Natural Resources. Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands.
Kentucky Department for Natural Resources. Division of Forestry.
Idaho Department of Lands.
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DOI. NPS. Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.
Quagga mussel larvae, or veligers, were first confirmed in Lake Powell in late 2012 after routine water monitoring tests discovered mussel DNA in water samples taken from the vicinity of Antelope Point and the Glen Canyon Dam. As of early 2016, thousands of adult quagga mussels have been found in Lake Powell, attached to canyon walls, the Glen Canyon Dam, boats, and other underwater structures, especially in the southern portions of the lake. It is crucial to keep the mussels from moving from Lake Powell to other lakes and rivers. Utah and Arizona state laws require you to clean, drain, and dry your boat when leaving Lake Powell using self-decontamination procedures.

Ohio Department of Agriculture.

Ohio Department of Agriculture. Plant Health.

University of Idaho.

Idaho State Department of Agriculture. Invasive Species/Noxious Weeds Program.

Idaho Weed Awareness Campaign.
University of Idaho Extension.
This pocket guide has color photographs of all the weeds on Idaho's official noxious weeds list. Inside find maps showing each weed's distribution by county, leaf shape illustrations to aid in identification, and features to help distinguish the weeds from similar-looking plants.
Ohio State University. Extension.
University of Idaho. Extension.
University of Kentucky. Entomology.

Ohio Department of Agriculture.

University of Kentucky. Cooperative Extension Service.

Ohio Invasive Plants Council.

In September of 2014, the Ohio General Assembly granted the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) the exclusive authority to regulate invasive plants species. Under the law invasive plants are defined as plant species that are not native to Ohio whose introduction causes or is likely to cause economic or environmental harm, or harm to human health as determined by scientific studies. After nearly two years of stakeholder outreach, new rules have been established and are effective as of January 7, 2018.