Marmorated Stink Bug Reported in Indiana
for the First Time (PDF | 144 KB) (Oct 25,
Purdue University. Extension. Department of Entomology.
Mussel Found at Geist Means Trouble (Apr
Indiana Department of Natural
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.
Daniels Creates Invasive Species (Council)
Task Force in Indiana (Aug 13, 2009)
Using a pen made from the invasive grass phragmites,
Governor Mitch Daniels signed into law legislation
creating the state Invasive Species Council.
with Non-Invasive Plant Species: Making
the RIGHT Choice (PDF | 4 MB)
Invasive Plant Species Assessment
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.