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Invasive Species Resources

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USDA. FS. Rocky Mountain Research Station. Fire Sciences Laboratory.
USDA. FS. Rocky Mountain Research Station. Fire Sciences Laboratory.
USDA. FS. Rocky Mountain Research Station. Fire Sciences Laboratory.
USDA. FS. Rocky Mountain Research Station. Fire Sciences Laboratory.
USDA. FS. Rocky Mountain Research Station. Fire Sciences Laboratory.
USDA. FS. Rocky Mountain Research Station. Fire Sciences Laboratory.
USDA. FS. Rocky Mountain Research Station. Fire Sciences Laboratory.
USDA. Animal and Plant and Health Inspection Service.
Whether used to heat your home or build a campfire, firewood is a must-have item for millions of Americans. However, firewood also presents a very real threat to the Nation's forests. Invasive species including the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB), the emerald ash borer (EAB), and gypsy moth can be spread into new areas of the country on firewood.
DOI. NPS. Buffalo National River.
On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Veterinary Services Laboratory (NVSL) confirmed the presence of the Longhorned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) in Arkansas. The Longhorned tick is an exotic East Asian tick associated with bacterial and viral tickborne diseases of animals and humans in other parts of the world. This tick is considered by USDA to be a serious threat to livestock because heavy tick infestations may cause stunted growth, decreased production and animal deaths. Like deer-ticks, the nymphs of the Longhorned tick are very small (resembling tiny spiders) and can easily go unnoticed on animals and people. This tick is known to infest a wide range of species and has the potential to infect multiple North American wildlife species, humans, dogs, cats, and livestock.

USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

DOI. NPS. Yellowstone National Park.
DOI. FWS. Fisheries and Habitat Conservation.
Through the Service's AIS Program, one AIS Coordinator is funded in each Service Region. This dedicated group of people works closely with state invasive species coordinators, non-governmental groups, private landowners and many others in their day-to-day activities. Provides State and Regional AIS contacts.

DOC. NOAA. Chesapeake Bay Office.

DOI. FWS. Midwest Region.
National Invasive Species Council.
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See also: NISC and NISC Secretariat Products for additional related resources.
U.S. Government Printing Office. Electronic Code of Federal Regulations.
USDA. FS. Pacific Southwest Region.