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Invasive Species Resources

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Mississippi Forestry Commission.
Mississippi's ash trees are living on borrowed time. Every day the emerald ash borer is not detected in Mississippi is a minor victory. Infestations in surrounding Tennessee (detected 2010 near Nashville), Arkansas (detected in 2014 near Hot Springs) and north-central Louisiana (2015) continue to expand, despite quarantines in those areas. Most frighteningly, EAB was confirmed in Calhoun County, Alabama in October 2016. EAB now has Mississippi surrounded, and it is likely only a matter of time before it finds its way here. To prevent the spread of this and other non-native beetles, do not move firewood. Firewood is a vehicle for movement of tree-killing forest pests including EAB and Asian longhorned beetle. See Forest Health Articles for more pest alerts.
Oklahoma State University. Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
University of Tennessee. Institute of Agriculture.
Oklahoma State University. Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology.
Note: Maps of potential range expansion for the red imported fire ant in Oklahoma and the United States
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.
Mississippi Forestry Commission.
Tennessee State Government.
Mississippi Forestry Commission.
Mississippi Forestry Commission.
See also: Forest Health Articles for more diseases
Mississippi State University. Extension.
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission.
North Dakota State University. Extension Service.
Publication W1132
Tennessee Department of Agriculture.
University of Tennessee Extension.
North Dakota Game and Fish Department.
View current information on the locations of curlyleaf pondweed, Eurasian watermilfoil, and zebra mussels in North Dakota waters.
Mississippi State University. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station.
The primary goal of this service is to provide Mississippi citizens with identification and management recommendations for insect pests that affect their homes, their gardens, or the crops they are trying to produce. The lab also works closely with the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and observant Mississippi citizens to help facilitate early detection of new invasive insect pests that appear in the state.
Mississippi State University. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station.