Invasive Plant & Bug Resources

Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group

Invasive Plants in Your Backyard, A guide to their identification and control published by the Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group.

Invasive Plants and Their Native Look-Alikes

Top 10 Invasives Remediation Calendar, This calendar serves as a guide to the timing of the management of the top 10 invasive plants identified by the Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group.

Nix the Knotweed – Patience & Persistence Pay Off

Guidelines for Disposal of Terrestrial Invasive Plant, published by the Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group.

Asian Long-Horned Beetle – A new potential threat to many of Connecticut’s native trees. This fact sheet helps you identify the Asian Long-Horned Beetle, explains it’s life cycle, compares look-alikes, identifies the trees it targets, and explains what to do if you find an Asian Long-Horned Beetle.

Jumping Worm Fact Sheet – How to identify the jumping worm, why they are a problem and how to control the spread of these invasive worms. A must read for anyone buying or selling plants.

Spotted Lanternfly – The spotted lanternfly Lycorma delicatula, (SLF) is an exotic, invasive sap-feeding planthopper that has the potential to severely impact Connecticut’s agricultural crops, particularly apples, grapes, and hops, and ornamental trees.

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