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Invasive Species Resources

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New Jersey Invasive Species Strike Team; Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space.
Includes New Jersey Invasive Species Strike Team Target & Watch Species along with all Widespread Invasive Species in New Jersey. See also Info Center for more resources.

New Jersey Department of Agriculture.

Utah Department of Agriculture and Food.

Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space; New Jersey Invasive Species Strike Team.

If you have a smartphone, the power to protect the natural heritage of New Jersey is at your fingertips! You can use it to help stop the spread of invasive plants, animals and even pathogens that threaten the natural systems and economy of the Garden State.

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. Office of Water Resources.
You can take actions to prevent the further spread of AIS. It is essential for boaters and recreational users of lakes and ponds to be vigilant!

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. Division of Fish and Wildlife.

Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources. Division of Aquatic Resources.
Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management.

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. Division of Parks and Forestry.

University of Vermont. Entomological Research Laboratory.
South Dakota State University. Agricultural Experiment Station; Cooperative Extension Service.
Rutgers State University of New Jersey. Center for Vector Biology.

Vermont Department of Health.

State Agriculture and Health officials announced that the Asian Tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) has been identified for the first time in Vermont. This normally tropical/subtropical species is a known disease vector for Zika, chikungunya and dengue viruses, infecting humans in countries where these diseases are present. The mosquitoes found in Vermont do not currently carry these viruses. Natalie Kwit, public health veterinarian with the Vermont Department of Health, said that while the discovery of Aedes albopictus in the state is notable, Vermont's climate is currently inhospitable for the mosquito species for most of the year, making it unlikely they will be spreading new diseases here any time soon. "The diseases they can carry are not endemic to our area, and in fact are rarely found anywhere in the United States," said Kwit. For more information, visit Vermont's Mosquito Surveillance Program.

University of Hawai'i - Mānoa. College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources.
Utah Department of Natural Resources. Division of Wildlife Resources.
Lake Champlain Land Trust.
USDA. Forest Service.
There are 21 major species of noxious weeds (invasive) on the Black Hills National Forest in western South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming. 
Hawaii Department of Agriculture.
University of Vermont. Forest Pathology.
Rutgers State University of New Jersey. New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station.