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Invasive Animal Species

Asian Longhorned Beetle
Emerald Ash Borer

Report an Invasive Species

If you would like to report a plant or animal pest or disease, or ask a question related to animal and plant health or regulations, please visit the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) web site to find local contact information.

Information Resources

Invasive and Exotic Species to North America (
Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health

Invasive and Noxious Weeds - USDA NRCS Plants Database

Invasive Plant Council of New York State (IPCNYS) The purpose of the Invasive Plant Council of New York State is to provide an information clearinghouse for invasive plant identification, research and management.

Invasive Species - USDA NRCS Plant Materials Program

National Invasive Species Information Center (NISIC) - USDA Natural Agricultural Library

New York Invasive Species Information - Cornell University Cooperative Extension

New York Invasive Species Research Institute  - Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
The mission of the New York Invasive Species Research Institute is to coordinate invasive species research to help prevent and manage the impact of invasive species in New York State.

Nuisance and Invasive Species (NYSDEC) New York Department of Environmental Conservation

The National Invasive Species Council  (NISC)
The National Invasive Species Council provides high-level interdepartmental coordination of federal invasive species actions and works with other federal and non-federal groups to address invasive species issues at the national level.