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Invasive Species Resources

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North Dakota Department of Agriculture.
North Dakota Game and Fish Department.
North Dakota Game and Fish Department.
City of Chicago. Department of Environment.
Illinois Department of Public Health. Environmental Health.
Illinois Department of Natural Resources.
North Dakota Department of Agriculture.
Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets.
Vermont Agency of Natural Resources. Department of Forestry, Parks, and Recreation.
Firewood is widely recognized as a major source of non-native forest insect and disease infestations. A rule governing the importation of untreated firewood into Vermont went into effect on May 1, 2016. Visitors to Vermont State Parks, Vermont State Forests, and the Green Mountain National Forest may only bring firewood originating from Vermont or that is heat treated and in its original, labeled package. To help slow the spread of emerald ash borer within Vermont, ash firewood that has not been heat treated should not be moved outside of the Emerald Ash Borer Infested Area in Vermont.
Illinois Department of Agriculture. Bureau of Environmental Programs. Division of Natural Resources.
Native to Asia, the Emerald Ash Borer is an exotic beetle that was unknown in North America until June 2002 when it was discovered as the cause for the decline of many ash trees in southeast Michigan and neighboring Windsor, Ontario, Canada. It has since been found in several states from the east coast spanning across the midwest and in June 2006, we discovered that it had taken up residence in Illinois.
Vermont Agency of Natural Resources. Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation.
Illinois Department of Agriculture.
Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation. Forestry Division.
North Dakota Game and Fish Department.
View current information on the locations of curlyleaf pondweed, Eurasian watermilfoil, and zebra mussels in North Dakota waters.
Illinois Department of Agriculture.
Vermont Agency of Natural Resources. Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation.
See also: Invasive Plants for more resources
City of Chicago. Department of the Environment.
Vermont Agency of Natural Resources. Fish & Wildlife Department.
North Dakota Department of Trust Lands.
North Dakota Department of Agriculture.
Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri), an aggressive pigweed species similar in appearance to waterhemp, has been positively identified for the first time in North Dakota in McIntosh County. Palmer amaranth is native to the southwestern U.S. but was accidentally introduced to other areas and has devastated crops in the South and Midwest. It had not been identified in North Dakota until now. The public is urged to work with local weed officers, extension agents and other experts to identify and report suspect plants. More information on Palmer amaranth and other noxious and invasive weeds is available here. To report a suspect plant, contact the North Dakota Department of Agriculture at 701-328-2250 or North Dakota State University Extension at 701-231-8157 or 701-857-7677.