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Provides links to state-specific resources with an interest in the prevention, control, or eradication of invasive species.

Items of Interest:

Emerald Ash Borer
Iowa State University. Extension and Outreach. Pesticide Safety Information Program.
The emerald ash borer (EAB), Agrilus planipennis, is an exotic insect pest from Asia. The flattened, creamy white larval stage feeds below the bark and cuts off the living, water and nutrient conducting vessels causing tree death. EAB has been found in 13 Iowa counties (Allamakee, Black Hawk, Boone, Bremer, Cedar, Des Moines, Henry, Jasper, Jefferson, Muscatine, Story, Union, and Wapello). As of February 2014, all 99 counties in Iowa have been quarantined (Quarantine Map) by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship to slow the movement of this destructive pest to non-quarantined areas/states.

Iowa Tree Pests
Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. Entomology and Plant Science Bureau.
The Iowa Tree Pests website was designed to be an up-to-date source of information for Iowa, and for any person who wants to learn more about invasive tree pests. There currently are several invasive insect and disease pests on the horizon, not only of great concern for Iowa and the Midwest, but also the entire United States.

State Specific Threats:

Early Detection & Distribution Mapping System (EDDMapS) - Invasive Plants by State and County
University of Georgia. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.

Early Detection & Distribution Mapping System (EDDMapS) - Invasive Species Status Report by State
University of Georgia. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Includes invasive species by category for insects, diseases, plants, and animals.
See also: Invasive Species Status Report by Congressional District

Nonindigenous Aquatic Species (NAS) Database - Species Lists By State
DOI. USGS. Wetland and Aquatic Research Center.
Provides fact sheets, maps and collection information for aquatic vertebrates and invertebrates occurring outside of their native range.

Pest Tracker - Exotic Pest Detection By State
USDA. APHIS. Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey. National Agricultural Pest Information System.
Provides State pest detection contacts, recent state exotic pest news, links to state pest resources, and a list of state CAPS survey targets.

PLANTS Database - State Noxious Weed Lists
USDA. NRCS. National Plant Data Center.
States which designated certain plants as legally noxious.
See also: Federal Noxious Weed List and Composite list (summary of noxious status for all listed plants in the U.S.)

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Council or Task Force

Aquatic Invasive Species
Iowa Great Lakes Water Safety Council.

State Government

Entomology and Plant Science Bureau
Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.

Invasive and Noxious Weeds and Weed Commissioner Information
Dallas County (Iowa). Road Department.

Fighting Invasive Species
Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

Iowa Forest Health
Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

Academic

Center for Food Security & Public Health
Iowa State University.

European Corn Borer Homepage
Iowa State University. Entomology.

Integrated Pest Management at Iowa State University
Iowa State University.

Professional

Aquatic Invasive Species
Iowa Great Lakes Association.

Iowa County Weed Commissioners Organization
Iowa County Weed Commissioners Organization.

Invasive Species Monitoring and Control
Northeast Iowa Resource Conservation and Development.

Okoboji Protective Association
Okoboji Protective Association.

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Last Modified: Sep 08, 2016
 
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