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Spotlights

  • TexasInvasives.org.
    The Invaders of Texas Program is an innovative campaign whereby volunteer "citizen scientists" are trained to detect the arrival and dispersal of invasive species in their own local areas. That information is delivered into a statewide mapping database and to those who can do something about it. The premise is simple. The more trained eyes watching for invasive species, the better our chances of lessening or avoiding damage to our native landscape.
  • TexasInvasives.org.
    Zebra mussels are a small, destructive invasive species that can spread across Texas by hitching a ride on boats and trailers. Zebra mussels can cause tremendous environmental and economic damage - hurting aquatic life, damaging your boat, hindering water recreation and even threatening your water supply. In the state's ongoing effort to combat the spread of invasive zebra mussels, new rules effective July 1, 2014 require that all boats operating on public fresh water anywhere in Texas be drained after use.
  • TexasInvasives.org.
    Tell your friends and family about invasive species! Share videos, brochures, photos and other materials. Texas is a big state, and we can't get the word out to everyone without your help. You can either fill out the form to order them, or you can download versions from this website.

State Specific Threats

Selected Resources

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Partnership

Texas State University System.

TexasInvasives.org.

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Galveston Bay Estuary Program; Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC).

State and Local Government

Austin City Connection (Texas). Watershed Protection Department.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Texas Freshwater Fishing.
Texas Department of Agriculture.
Texas Animal Health Commission.

Academic

Texas A&M University. Entomology.
Texas A&M University. Texas A&M Forest Service.
Texas A&M University. Entomology.
Texas A&M University. Texas A&M Forest Service.

Professional

Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission.