What is an Invasive Species?
An invasive species is a non-native organism (plant, animal or disease) that can or does harm a new environment. Invasive species can be a relocated native species that does harm in its new home or an invasive species can be a foreign species from another continent.
MOST invasive species are moved by humans!
- Asian Citrus Psyllid
- Asian Longhorned Beetle
- Emerald Ash Borer
- European Grapevine Moth
- Goldspotted Oak Borer
- Gypsy Moth
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