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Invasive Species Resources

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Cooperative Research Centre for Australian Weed Management.
Invasive Species Council of British Columbia.
A joint agreement among Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Yukon tightens the grip on invasive species. The Inter-Provincial Territorial Agreement for Co-ordinated Regional Defence Against Invasive Species is a step towards better co-ordination among jurisdictions on both prevention and co-ordinated response if invasive species are detected in Western Canada. The initial scope of this agreement will focus on aquatic invasive species.

Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee.

See Asian Carp Newsroom for updated news regarding Asian carp response in the midwest.

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (Canada). Wildlife Management.
Alberta Sustainable Resource Development (Canada). Fish and Wildlife.
See also: Wildlife Diseases in Alberta for more fact sheets
Bat Conservation International.
SciDevNet.
To tackle devastating crop diseases, Africa should boost regional plant surveillance, writes Mustafa O. Jibrin. Recently, a tomato insect pest, Tuta absoluta, swept across Nigeria, devastating tomato fields and leading to immeasurable financial losses and emotional trauma. T. absoluta originated from the Andean region in South America. The invasive nature of T. absoluta and its resistance to conventional insecticides make it difficult to control. If not handled properly, the effect of this pest could hold the continent's agriculture hostage.
British Columbia Ministry of Environment (Canada).
Republic of South Africa. Water Affairs Department.
The fight against invasive alien plants is spearheaded by the Working for Water (WfW) programme, launched in 1995 and administered through the Department of Water Affairs and Forestry.

Google. YouTube; Alien Invaders.

Google. YouTube; Turkish Marine Research Foundation.

Google. YouTube; Parks Canada.

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.