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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.

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.

Governor's Invasive Species Council of Pennsylvania.
New York City Department of Health.

New York Invasive Species Clearinghouse.

Cornell University. Forest Health and Invasive Non-native Forest Pests.
University of New Hampshire. Cooperative Extension; New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Markets & Food.
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
New York Department of Environmental Conservation.

Cornell University. New York State Integrated Pest Management Program.

USDA. APHIS. Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS). National Agricultural Pest Information System (NAPIS).
Provides State pest detection contacts, recent state exotic pest news, links to state pest resources, and a list of state CAPS survey targets.
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.

New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.

University of New Hampshire. Cooperative Extension.
Pennsylvania State University. Cooperative Extension.
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.
On Aug. 9, 2011, the department in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Penn State Cooperative Extension confirmed the presence of Thousand Cankers Disease in black walnut trees in Bucks County. Since this pest complex cannot be eradicated in Pennsylvania, and since black walnut is of high value to the forest products industry and to forest and urban ecologies, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is joining with state and federal agencies and Penn State Cooperative Extension to slow the spread of TCD in the state through monitoring and quarantine. For more information or to report a possible case of Thousand Cankers Disease on walnut please contact your Pennsylvania local county cooperative extension office or contact the Invasive Species Hotline at 1-866-253-7189 or Badbug@pa.gov.
Colorado State University. Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management.
Pennsylvania Game Commission.
Provides facts about bird flu and wild birds, answers to common questions and links to more detailed information