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Invasive Species Resources

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Montana Weed Control Association.
Montana Weed Control Association.
North Carolina State University. College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

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If a fire ant colony is flooded during a rainstorm or other high-water situation, the ants cling together and form a living raft that floats on the flood waters. Once the raft hits dry ground or a tree, rock, or other dry object, the ants can leave the water.

Footage Shows Massive Colonies of Fire Ants Floating in Hurricane Florence Floodwaters (Sep 18, 2018)
AOL News.
Floodwaters will not drown fire ants. In the wake of Hurricane Florence, victims in the storm's path are being warned to avoid wading through dangerous floodwaters (in addition to other reasons and threats).

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. North Carolina Forest Service.
Emerald ash borer, laurel wilt disease, thousand cankers disease, and the European gypsy moth are likely to be brought into North Carolina in or on firewood. The use of local firewood is an important factor in preventing the spread of potentially devastating invasive species to our state's forests. Please keep this in mind as you prepare for your outdoor recreation activities. See Forest Health Invasive Pest Maps for more information about pest monitoring.
Google. YouTube; New Jersey Network (NJN) News Environment Report.
Google. YouTube; North Carolina Sea Grant.

Google. YouTube; Montana Weed Control Association.

Google. YouTube; Montana Weed Control Association.

Google. YouTube; Montana Weed Control Association.

Google. YouTube; New York Sea Grant.
Google. YouTube; Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Google. YouTube; Montana Department of Agriculture.

Google. YouTube; Montana Department of Agriculture.

Google. YouTube; Montana Department of Agriculture.

Google. YouTube; New Jersey Department of Agriculture.
Google. YouTube; New York Department of Environmental Conservation.
Google. YouTube; Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association Education (Central New Jersey).
Iowa Department of Natural Resources.