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Invasive Species Resources

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
Colorado Department of Agriculture. Division of Plant Industry.
Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) was found in Boulder, CO, in September 2013. As a non-native insect, EAB lacks predators to keep it in check. EAB only attacks ash trees in the genus Fraxinus (so mountain ash are not susceptible). EAB is responsible for the death of millions of ash trees in the Midwest. Help protect Colorado's ash trees! Don't move firewood, and consider chemical treatments to protect high-value ash trees.
Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

The emerald ash borer is a half-inch long metallic green beetle with the scientific name Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire. Larvae of this beetle feed under the bark of ash trees. Their feeding eventually girdles and kills branches and entire trees. Emerald ash borer was first identified in North America in southeastern Michigan in 2002.

Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
New York City Department of Health.
District of Columbia Department of Energy & Environment.

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Southeast Regional Taxonomic Center.
Michigan Emerging Disease Issues.
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
New York Department of Environmental Conservation.

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Plant Industry.

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Plant Industry.

Giant African land snails (GALS) could be devastating to Florida agriculture and natural areas because they cause extensive damage to tropical and subtropical environments. GALS are illegal to import into the U.S. without a permit. If you have seen one of these snails please contact the FDACS helpline (888) 397-1517.

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Plant Industry.