Invasive Species: What Non-Native Species Are The Most Problematic in Maine & What Can Be Done?

Feb 24, 2020

Credit https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/infectious-disease/epi/vector-borne/browntail-moth/index.shtml

From browntail moth to green crabs, a multitude of invasive species have proliferated in Maine and can be harmful to humans as well as the environment. During this National Invasive Species Awareness Week, we discuss efforts to stem the spread of invasives—from plants to insects—and learn what Maine citizens can do to help.

Guests

Allison Kanoti, state entomologist, Maine Forest Service

Gary Fish, state horticulturalist, Maine Department of Agriculture

Nancy Olmstead, invasive plant biologist, Maine Department of Agriculture

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