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Items of Interest:

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Reported in Indiana for the First Time (PDF | 144 KB) (Oct 25, 2010)
Purdue University. Extension. Department of Entomology.

Zebra Mussel Found at Geist Means Trouble (Apr 19, 2010)
Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
An adult zebra mussel has been discovered in the Geist Reservoir, marking the first time that the mussel has been found in the Indianapolis area. The zebra mussel has been previously found in more than 65 bodies of water in 44 counties throughout Indiana.

Governor Daniels Creates Invasive Species (Council) Task Force in Indiana (Aug 13, 2009)
Nature Conservancy.
Using a pen made from the invasive grass phragmites, Governor Mitch Daniels signed into law legislation creating the state Invasive Species Council.

Landscaping with Non-Invasive Plant Species: Making the RIGHT Choice (PDF | 4 MB)
Invasive Plant Species Assessment Working Group.
To identify which gardening plants are invasive in Indiana, a partnership called the Invasive Plant Species Assessment Working Group (IPSAWG) was formed. The many agencies and organizations listed in the brochure worked together to assess dozens of species used in landscaping to determine which were invasive or potentially invasive, and to develop recommendations for the use of each of the species. This brochure contains the results and recommendations from this effort.

The 2007 State of Indiana Report on Exotic Forest Pests for the Exotic Forest Pest Workshop for Midwest States (PDF | 3.3 MB)
Indiana Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) Program.

State Specific Threats:

Nonindigenous Aquatic Species List - Indiana or Display NAS by Taxonomic Group (select State)
DOI. USGS. Southeast Ecological Science Center.
Includes fact sheets, maps and collection information.

State Noxious Weed List - Indiana
USDA. NRCS. National Plant Data Center. PLANTS Database.
Designated legally noxious plants.

Status of Invasive Plants - Indiana / Details by State and Details by County
University of Georgia. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health. Early Detection & Distribution Mapping System.

Pest Tracker - Indiana
USDA. APHIS. Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey. National Agricultural Pest Information System.

Forest Threat Summary Viewer - Indiana
USDA. FS. Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center.
See what threats (invasive plants, insects and diseases) are in my state.

States Restricting Firewood Movement and/or Advocating Leaving Firewood at Home: Who is Affected?
Don't Move Firewood.

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Invasive Species
Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
Species of Concern; Management; Monitoring; Special Note: Indiana Invasive Species Task Force

Division of Entomology and Plant Pathology
Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
Species of Concern; Management

Natural Areas And Native And Exotic Species - Synthesis of Major Topics in the Lake Michigan Coastal Area
Lake Michigan Coastal Coordination Program.
Species of Concern; Organizations; Laws and Regulations; Management

Southern Indiana Cooperative Weed Management Area
USDA. FS. Hoosier National Forest.
Species of Concern; Management

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Invasive Species in the Classroom
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant.
Species of Concern

Purdue Plant and Pest Diagnostic Laboratory
Purdue University.
Species of Concern; Publications; Management ; Monitoring

Purdue Weed Science
Purdue University. Botany and Plant Pathology.
Contacts; Publications; Management

Extension Entomology and Exotic Invasive Pests
Purdue University. Entomology. Extension.
Species of Concern; Publications; Management; Monitoring

Indiana Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) Program - Indiana's "Most Unwanted" Invasive Plant Pests"
Purdue University. Entomology. Extension.
Species of Concern; Publications; Management; Monitoring; Special Note: Browse Pest List by Category - by pest, by commodity, by distribution (country level)

Invasive Species and Invasive Species Prevention and Control
University of Notre Dame. Center for Aquatic Conservation.
Species of Concern; Publications; Management

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Great Lakes Panel on Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS)
Great Lakes Commission.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Organizations; Publications; Laws and Regulations; Management; Monitoring; Special Note: Applicable for the following States: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin

Invasive Species in the Great Lakes Region
Great Lakes Information Network.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Special Note: Comprehensive site with lots of links

Invasive Plants of Indiana and Gardening with Native Plants
Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Management

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