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Because silver carp and bighead carp are nonnative invasive fish that can cause big problems, it's illegal to use them as live bait in Missouri. Keep them from spreading to your favorite sport-fishing water.
These invasive beetles kill hardwood trees. Learn to identify their signs and help keep them out of Missouri.
Emerald ash borer is an exotic beetle that kills ash trees. Learn to identify and report EAB in your area.
Learn to identify and control this destructive forest pest, which attacks Missouri's pine trees.
Because they are nonnative, destructive and dangerous, feral hogs should be eliminated from Missouri. This section discusses efforts to control feral hogs in our state.
These hungry insects aren't in Missouri yet, but they will drastically alter our forests if and when they arrive. Learn to avoid spreading these destructive forest pests.
Learn to identify, prevent, and control damage from nonnative common pigeons (also known as rock doves) on your Missouri property.
Learn to control European starlings in Missouri livestock feedlots.
These invasive, fingernail-sized, black-and-white striped "clams" hurt Missouri's waters. Learn to avoid spreading them.
View biological information on all the invasive species listed in the field guide.
Invasive species are organisms that are introduced into a nonnative ecosystem and which cause, or are likely to cause, harm to the economy, environment or human health.
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