Invasive Species

WHAT IS AN INVASIVE SPECIES?

Invasive species are species that are non-native (or alien) to the ecosystem under consideration and whose introduction causes or is likely to cause economic or environmental harm, or harm to human health. Invasive species can be plants, animals, or pathogens.
https://www.doi.gov/invasivespecies

Some invasive species of current concern to our area include:

Aquatic Plants

Emerald Ash Borer

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Terrestrial Plants

Alewife Fish in Fresh Water Lakes