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Rhode Island

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Spotlights

  • Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. Office of Water Resources.
    You can take actions to prevent the further spread of AIS. It is essential for boaters and recreational users of lakes and ponds to be vigilant!
  • Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management.
    The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that the longhorned tick, an exotic pest from Asia, has been found for the first time in New England. Working in cooperation with the Animal and Plant Health and Inspection Service (APHIS) of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), DEM is asking livestock producers and wildlife rehabilitators to observe animals for the presence of the tick.
  • Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey.
    We are currently monitoring these exotic pests as part of the Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS). If you think you've discovered a pest not native to Rhode Island, and particularly if you suspect the pest to be the Asian Longhorned Beetle or the Emerald Ash Borer, please report it.

State Specific Threats

Selected Resources

The section below contains selected highly relevant resources for this locaton, organized by source. To view all related content for this location, click on "View all resources for location" in the top left of this page.

Council or Task Force

Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council.
Rhode Island Invasive Species Council.
The Rhode Island Invasive Species Council is an outreach program of the Rhode Island Natural History Survey, The Rhode Island Agricultural Experiment Station, and The University of Rhode Island Cooperative Extension.

Partnership

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. Agriculture.

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

Narragansett Bay Research Reserve. Coastal Training Program.

State and Local Government

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management.
Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. Agriculture.

Professional

Rhode Island Wild Plant Society.
Rhode Island Natural History Survey.