Asian Carp »
A site established to coordinate the control and management of Asian carps in the United States.
Emerald Ash Borer »
Part of a multinational effort in the northeastern United States and eastern Canada to provide the latest information about emerald ash borer.
Emerald Ash Borer, Illinois Department of Agriculture »
Current quarantine restrictions, firewood regulations and community plans within Illinois.
Emerald Ash Borer, United States Department of Agriculture »
“Stop the Beetle” campaign provides information on signs, symptoms and identification of the emerald ash borer.
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant »
Research, education and outreach about aquaculture, aquatic invasive species and health of the Great Lakes, empowering Lake Michigan communities to secure a healthy environment and economy.
Midwest Invasive Plant Network »
We are partners in this diverse group with a mission to reduce the impact of invasive plant species in the Midwest. Learn more about identification, prevention, and control of invasive species, as well as native alternatives for invasive ornamental plants.
New Invaders Watch Program »
We are partners in this early detection and rapid response network of organizations dedicated to controlling new invasive species. Learn more about identification of species and how to report new invaders.
Northeastern Illinois Invasive Plant Partnership (NIIPP) »
More than 500 species of plants have been introduced into the Chicago region in the past 200 years. Species that become invasive create a lot of trouble.In 2010, Chicago Wilderness members launched this partnership to coordinate efforts to manage invasive plants species across the region.
Plant Heroes »
The materials on this site are free and great for any community group seeking educational tools and resources for youth and how they can combat invasive plant species.
Ticks, Lake County Health Department »
The Health Department offers visual identification tips, a fact sheet on tick prevention and a brief video on how to avoid ticks and what to do if you find a tick on yourself or your pet.
West Nile Virus, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention »
West Nile virus statistics, maps, prevention and other frequently asked questions.
West Nile Virus, Illinois Department of Public Health »
Prevention and control of West Nile virus through the use of insect repellents.