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Invasive Species Resources

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North Carolina Native Plant Society.
North Dakota Department of Agriculture.
Delaware Department of Agriculture.
North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
University of Delaware Cooperative Extension.
Plants for a Livable Delaware is a campaign to identify and promote superior plants that thrive without becoming invasive. Visit the University of Delaware's Extension Program for more information on sustainable landscaping.
Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program.
Delaware Department of Agriculture.
North Carolina State University. Cooperative Extension.
North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Plant Industry Division. Plant Protection Section.
River to River Cooperative Weed Management Area.
University of Delaware. Cooperative Extension.
North Carolina State University. Extension.
North Carolina State University. Extension.
Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.
See also: Invasive Species Information for more resources
Delaware Department of Agriculture.
The spotted lanternfly – a destructive, invasive plant hopper – has been confirmed in New Castle County. Delaware is the second state to have found the insect which was first detected in the United States in 2014, in Berks County, PA. The spotted lanternfly has now spread to 13 Pennsylvania counties.This insect is a potential threat to several important agricultural crops including grapes, apples, peaches, and lumber. State plant health and forestry officials are providing information, fact sheets, photographs, and links to other resources at Delaware's Spotted Lanternfly resource page. Early detection is vital for the protection of Delaware businesses and agriculture.
Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources.
The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) announced today that a single dead specimen of the invasive pest known as spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) was reported and confirmed at a private residence in Boston. As a result, MDAR is urging the public to check for signs of spotted lanternfly adults in any potted plants that they may have received over the holiday season and to report any potential sightings of this pest on MDAR's online reporting form by taking photographs and collecting a specimen if possible. Residents should look for large, gray insects, about one inch long, with black spots and red underwings.
North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Plant Industry Division. Plant Protection Section.