Find current information about the ecology, distribution and management efforts of the Nile perch on The Global Invasive Species Database.
Use this website to figure out what kinds of plants and animals are in your own environment.
This website will help you identify birds.
There are several apps listed that will help you identify many different kinds of wildlife
Kudzu was classified as a pest in 1972 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Find out more at Alabama’s Cooperative Extension site.
Did you know that people make kudzu baskets, kudzu jelly, and kudzu hay? You can link to recipes and other kudzu innovations at the University of Alabama Center for Public Television & Radio site.
Asian Tiger Mosquito
Information on the Asian tiger mosquito from the US Department of Agriculture.
Scientists discuss ways to control the Asian tiger mosquito.
Description of the global impact and control of Norway rats by the Global Invasive Species Database.
Biokids from the University of Michigan discusses the ecology of Norway rats and their impact on people and other organisms.
Learn why this aquatic plant, also known as water thyme, is considered a problem. Site maintained by U.S. Department of Agriculture‘s Center for National Invasive Species Information Center.
What does research say about getting rid of this invasive plant? What can you do to help? Find out this and more at the University of Florida’s Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants site.
The National Wildlife Federation discusses the threat that the Great Lakes are facing from the potential invasion by Asian carp.
The National Park Service provides an overview on the ecology and spread of Asian carp.
Find current information about Purple Loosestrife on the Plant Conservation Alliance’s Alien Plant Worksite.
Information about purple loosestrife from the National Agricultural Library of the U.D. Department of Agriculture
You can listen to the sounds of a European starling while learning about its diet, habitat, and nesting behavior. Site maintained by Cornell University’s Lab of Ornithology.
Find the European starling’s biological classification and much more at this site supported in part by the University of Michigan’s Museum of Zoology.
The U.S. National Park Service documents the spread of and problems caused by Burmese pythons in Everglades National Park in Florida.
Information about the Burmese python from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Read more about prairies in North America at the National Geographic website.
Learn about bison and their role in prairie ecosystems by visiting this infographic on The Nature Conservancy website.
Identify the living and non-living components of an ecosystem and the find the producers and consumers in this interactive activity.
You can find out how far zebra mussels have spread each year in the United States on this interactive map produced by the U.S. government.
Perform a virtual owl pellet dissection on this site.
Use this online computer simulation to explore how predators, prey and producers interaction in an ecosystem.
Two short videos for introducing the Hudson River research study on zebra mussels can be found at this website.
Use this link to access the data on the introduction of the zebra mussel in the Hudson River.
The latest information on the zebra mussel, including laws and news, can be found at this site.