Information About Aquatic Invasive Species
There are many existing sources of information about aquatic
invasive species so, rather than recreate the work that is already
available we will direct you to the best places to find the information
- The Science of
Felt - an examination of the science that underlies the move
to eliminate felt soles from waders
- AIS Overview
Presentation - a pdf file of a Center for Aquatic Nuisance
Species Powerpoint presentation that gives an overview of the threat
AIS pose to us and how we are and can respond. Warning!
This is a 7mb file which may require a long download time on slow
Q & A - basic information about the AIS problem
Aquatic Hitchhikers - Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers is the
outreach program of the US Fish & Wildlife Service. This site
contains lots of useful news and information. They also offer a
subscription to a daily newsletter that is filled with the latest ANS
Nuisance Species Task Force - The ANS task force is an
intergovernmental organization dedicated to preventing and controlling
aquatic nuisance species. They are heavily involved in all aspects of
ANS education, prevention and control and their site provides a host of
Invasive Species Information Center - As the official
Invaisve Species information site for the US, this site has very
detailed information about many different species. There are many
different links to databases, information sources and countless other
items. This site is best for someone with a serious interest as the
information is quite detailed. If you are looking for general
information, you would be better off to start with a different site.
Unlimited - TU encourages everyone to take precautions to
avoid spreading ANS. They have good information on the issue and
information on a number of species.
of Fly Fishers - FFF has a strong committment to invasive
species and provides information on their web site.