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Invasive Species Resources

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Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council.
Virginia Tech; Virginia State University. Virginia Cooperative Extension.
This Best Management Practice document is a set of guidelines for home growers of landscape boxwood to avoid introduction of the boxwood blight pathogen into a landscape or, if the disease is already present in a landscape, to manage the disease in the most effective manner and avoid spread of the disease to new locations. See also: Resources for Plant Diseases for more publications
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry.
In May 2010 the last boll weevil was trapped in the state and in March 2012 the boll weevil was declared eradicated from the state of Louisiana. The Eradication Program is now at a maintenance level, funded through grower maintenance inspection fees. Traps are placed and monitored according to an approved trapping protocol. Cotton producers have seen increases in yields along with a reduction in the cost of insect control.
Alabama Cooperative Extension System.
Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program.
Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Plant and Pest Services.
Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Plant and Pest Services.
Alabama Cooperative Extension System.
Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) just announced the detection of a new invasive insect pest in Virginia. In early January, VDACS inspectors discovered the Spotted Lanternfly (SLF), Lycorma delicatula, at a stone yard in Frederick County near Winchester. The Spotted Lanternfly is native to China, India and Vietnam, and prior to the January detection, was not known to occur in Virginia. Both SLF egg masses and dead adults were detected at the Winchester site.
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry.

Arlington Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources (Virginia).

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.
Google. YouTube; Alabama Forestry Commission.
Virginia Tech; Virginia State University. Virginia Cooperative Extension.