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Invasive Species Resources

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Lake Champlain Basin Program.

North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality. Water Resources.

Oregon Sea Grant.

WISE offers teacher trainings, a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Based curriculum, and on-going teacher engagement in a community for learning and teaching about emerging watershed issues. Since launched started in 2007, the program has trained more than 70 teachers, reaching more than 4,500 students who have completed more than 50 stewardship projects.

City of Portland (Oregon). Environmental Services.
North Carolina State University. College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

eXtension.

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).

Benton Soil and Water Conservation District (Oregon).
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.

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Google. YouTube; North Carolina Sea Grant.
Google. YouTube; University of Guam. Sea Grant Program.

Google. YouTube; Smithsonian Channel.

Google. YouTube; New York Sea Grant.
Google. YouTube; Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Google. YouTube; Statesman Journal (Salem, Oregon).
Google. YouTube; Oregon State University.
Google. YouTube; Fresh Start Field Guides. Roberts High School (Salem, Oregon).
Google. YouTube; New York Department of Environmental Conservation.