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Invasive Species Resources

Provides access to all site resources, with the option to search by species common and scientific names. Resources can be filtered by Subject, Resource Type, Location, or Source.

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National Geographic Society.
Nile perch were introduced to Lake Victoria in the 1950s to boost the fishing industry. The introduction of Nile perch caused an economic boom, but almost caused cichlids, a native fish, to go extinct. Discover the role an invasive species can play in an ecosystem and social system.

Google. YouTube; USDA. Agricultural Research Service.

Scientists with the USDA's Agricultural Research Service in central California are using sound to control insects that spread disease in grape vineyards.

Google. YouTube; Honey Bee Health Coalition.
See also: Tools for Varroa Management Playlist for more videos

Google. YouTube; Alien Invaders.

Google. YouTube; Turkish Marine Research Foundation.

Google. YouTube; County of San Diego (California).

Google. YouTube; Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District.

Google. YouTube; Parks Canada.

Google. YouTube; North Carolina Sea Grant.

Google. YouTube; Natural Resources Canada.

Google. Youtube; Upper Thames River Conservation Authority (Ontario).

The Upper Thames River Conservation Authority (UTRCA) is working with the Forest Gene Conservation Association (FGCA) to preserve endangered native butternut trees. This species is threatened by butternut canker, a fungal disease, and protected under Ontario’s Endangered Species Act.

Google. YouTube; Great Britain Non-Native Species Secretariat.
Google. YouTube; Great Britain Non-Native Species Secretariat.
Google. YouTube; New York State Flower Industries.
Google. YouTube; Great Britain Department Environment Food and Rural Affairs.

Google. YouTube; University of Pretoria (South Africa). African Veterinary Information Portal.

Google. YouTube; California Department of Food and Agriculture.
Google. YouTube; California Department of Food and Agriculture.
Following a Pink Bollworm quarantine and eradication program that endured for more than 50 years, the USDA lifted regulations for the cotton pest in September 2018. In this video, the California Department of Food and Agriculture examines the history of the program and the innovation that brought it at long last to a conclusion.

Google. YouTube; South African Broadcasting Corporation. 50|50.

Special Note: Video is in Afrikaans with English subtitles.

Google. YouTube; New York Department of Environmental Conservation.