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Invasive Species Resources

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University of California. Weed Research and Information Center.
See also: Weeds in Natural Areas for more information sheets
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).

University of Wisconsin - Extension.
University of Wisconsin-Madison.
The Wisconsin First Detector Network (WIFDN) is a citizen science network that empowers people to take action against invasive species through invasive species monitoring, management, and outreach. WIFDN provides training and resources through a combination of webinars, instructional videos, and hands-on workshops, in addition to providing volunteer opportunities to citizen scientists. Consider becoming a First Detector and help improve our network to minimize the impact and spread of invasive species in Wisconsin.

University of Wisconsin - Extension.

Publication XHT1142

University of Wisconsin - Extension.

University of Wisconsin - Madison. Vegetable Crop Entomology.

Cornell University. Cooperative Extension. Erie County.

Cornell University. Cooperative Extension. Erie County.

Google. YouTube; North Carolina Sea Grant.
Google. YouTube; University of Guam. Sea Grant Program.
Google. YouTube; University of Wisconsin - Madison. Extension.

Google. YouTube; Cornell University. Naturalist Outreach.

Google. YouTube; New York Sea Grant.

Google. YouTube; University of Wisconsin-Madison. Center for Limnology.

Google. YouTube; Wisconsin First Detector Network.