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Invasive Species Resources

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Mississippi State University. Extension Service.
This manual contains three types of activities. First there are introductory, or awareness-building, activities. The second type focuses on both beneficial and detrimental characteristics of exotics. And finally there are activities intended as reinforcers. The best advantage can be gained from this set by selecting at least one introductory activity and several from the second set and following up with routine monitoring of a nonindigenous species in your community.
North Carolina Invasive Plant Council.

Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Fisheries Service.

North Carolina Administrative Code.
North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce.

Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Wildlife and Heritage Service.

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Plant Industry Division. Plant Protection Section.
See also: New Pest Alerts for more resources
Maryland Department of Agriculture.
Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce. Division of Plant Industry.
North Carolina Native Plant Society.
North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Maryland Department of Agriculture.
Maryland Department of Agriculture.
North Carolina State University. Cooperative Extension.
North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Plant Industry Division. Plant Protection Section.

Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

Spotted lanternfly is a threat to Maryland and the U.S. The Maryland Department of Agriculture issued a quarantine October 28, 2019 in an effort to contain the invasive species in Cecil and Harford counties after the spotted lanternfly was spotted in Cecil’s northeastern corner and along Harford’s northern border. See additional resources on the Maryland Department of Agriculture's site for Spotted Lanternfly for up-to-date information.

For questions related to the quarantine, permitting, treatment, or to report a sighting of the spotted lanternfly, especially outside of the quarantine zone, call 410-841-5920 or email DontBug.MD@maryland.gov. If you report a spotted lanternfly via email, please provide the location of the sighting and your contact information.

North Carolina State University. Extension.
North Carolina State University. Extension.