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Spotlights

  • Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry.

    The emerald ash borer (EAB), Agrilus planipennis, is one of the most serious invasive species threatening our ash resources and forests. All species of ash that grow in Maine are susceptible to injury and death by the emerald ash borer. As of September 2018, EAB has been found in Aroostook Co. (Madawaska, Frenchville, and Grand Isle), and York Co. (Acton and Lebanon), ME. If you suspect emerald ash borer, please report it online, or call: 207-287-3891.

  • Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry. Maine Forest Service.

    Maine Forest Service. Winter moth was first recorded in Nova Scotia in the 1930s and then in the Pacific Northwest in the 1970's. It showed up in eastern Massachusetts in the early 2000's and has since spread into coastal Maine from Kittery to Bar Harbor. Fill out the Winter Moth Survey to help us gather information about the distribution of these moths across Maine. The results will be used to help with biological control development and other research.
  • Gulf of Maine Research Institute.
    Vital Signs is a statewide effort to address invasive species. Our collective research focus is on locating invasive species and documenting the native species and habitats vulnerable to invasions. Together we are using scientific tools and habits of mind to look for native and invasive species in local habitats. We are sharing what we find and do not find online. We are contributing to a greater understanding of and connection to our shared environment.
  • Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry. Maine Forest Service.

    Moving firewood can transport exotic insects & diseases that pose a serious threat to our forests. Don't transport firewood -- BURN IT WHERE YOU BUY IT!

State Specific Threats

Selected Resources

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Partnership

University of Georgia. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.

Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry.

Census of Marine Life. Gulf of Maine Area.

State and Local Government

Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry. Maine Natural Areas Program.

Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry. Maine Forest Service.

Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry.

Maine Department of Marine Resources.

Maine Department of Environmental Protection.

Academic

University of Maine. Cooperative Extension.
University of Maine. Maine Invasive Species Network.

Professional

Lake Stewards of Maine.
Special Note: Formerly known as the Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program.