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Spotlights

  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program; Illinois Natural History Survey; Illinois Department of Natural Resources.
    Invasive species – non-native plants, animals, or pathogens that cause harm to natural areas – impact both our economy and the environment. Their environmental impacts can affect outdoor activities such as fishing, hiking and birding. You can help prevent these impacts by becoming a hero and joining the more than 90% of outdoor enthusiasts in Illinois who are already fighting the spread of invaders.
  • Illinois Department of Agriculture. Bureau of Environmental Programs. Division of Natural Resources.
    Native to Asia, the Emerald Ash Borer is an exotic beetle that was unknown in North America until June 2002 when it was discovered as the cause for the decline of many ash trees in southeast Michigan and neighboring Windsor, Ontario, Canada. It has since been found in several states from the east coast spanning across the midwest and in June 2006, we discovered that it had taken up residence in Illinois.
  • Ohio State University Extension; Purdue University Extension; University of Illinois Extension.

    The Weed Control Guide, a joint publication from the Cooperative Extension Services in Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, explains the importance of weed control and gives suggestions on herbicide management strategies for corn, popcorn, sweet corn, soybeans, small grains, and forages.

State Specific Threats

Selected Resources

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Partnership

University of Georgia. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
The goal of Illinois Invasive Species Awareness Month (ISAM) is to provide resources and opportunities to help stop the spread of invasive species in Illinois - each and every person can make a difference, including you!
River to River Cooperative Weed Management Area.

Federal Government

State and Local Government

Illinois Department of Natural Resources.
Illinois Department of Agriculture.
City of Chicago. Department of the Environment.

Academic

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program.

University of Illinois. Extension.
University of Illinois. Extension.
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign. Prairie Research Institute. Illinois Natural History Survey.
University of Illinois. Crop Science Extension.