Spotted lanternfly was first detected in Pennsylvania in September 2014. It feeds on a wide range of fruit, ornamental and woody trees, with tree-of-heaven being one of the preferred hosts.
Photo by: Lawrence Barringer, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
The Midwest Invasive Species Information Network (MISIN) is a regional effort to develop and provide early detection and response resources for invasive species.
Our goal is to assist both experts and citizen scientists in the detection and identification of invasive species in support of successful management.
This effort is being led by researchers with the Michigan State University Department of Entomology laboratory for Applied Spatial Ecology and Technical Services in conjunction with a growing consortium of supporting partners.
Report invasive species in your area. Your reports are an important part of successfull control efforts.
Browse the distribution of reported invasive species. Search by common name and geography.
Browse species information fact sheets containing photos and information.
The Exotic Aquatic Plant Watch, part of the Cooperative Lakes Monitoring Program (CLMP) is a program designed to prevent and control aquatic invasive species.
Duluth Invaders is a service initiative organized by the City of Duluth, MN to mobilize citizen volunteers to assist in controlling and removing terrestrial invasive plants, as well as restore the lands damaged by them.