Maryland's Invasive and Exotic Species

Invasive Laws

Some invasive species management is accomplished by enacting law. In Maryland, multiple state agencies are involved in managing invasive species. The federal government also manages species through laws enacted by several federal agencies and Congress. Laws may be general or specific to a species or area.

Plants

Terrestrial Plants

Aquatic Plants


Animals

Fish

Insects

Birds and Mammals

Shellfish/Crustaceans

Reptiles