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Invasive Species Resources

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Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (Australia). 
Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (United Kingdom). National Amphibian and Reptile Recording Scheme.
Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee.

California Academy of Sciences; National Geographic Society.

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Reef Environmental Education Foundation.

Cornwall County Council (United Kingdom).

Mitten Crab Recording Project (United Kingdom).

Government of British Columbia. Ministry of Agriculture.

Three Asian Hornets (Vespa mandarinia) were found in the Nanaimo area on Vancouver Island in mid-August. The identification has been confirmed by Canadian and international experts. This is the first time this insect has been found in British Columbia. Please report suspected Asian giant hornet sightings to the Invasive Species Council of British Columbia.

Bat Conservation Trust (United Kingdom).

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.