This Web site was developed by the staff of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in conjunction with the Marian Koshland Science Museum and the National Academy of Sciences to promote awareness of invasive species.

Content Development

John Connors
Mary Stewart Miller
M.T. Palmer
Julie Small
Kim Smart
Jan Weems


Carla Burgess

Web site Development

Karen Swain

Photo Credits

Autumn Olive, Chinese Wisteria, English Ivy, Japanese Stilt Grass, Japanese Honeysuckle:

Asian Tiger Mosquito: Mike Dunn, NC Museum of Natural Sciences.

Cabbage White Butterfly caterpillar damage: W.D. Hutchison, University of Minnesota.

European Starlings: John Slivoski: Backyard Birding - Our Feathered Friends.


Illustration Credits

Asian Tiger Mosquito: Ohio State University Extension.

Autumn Olive, Chinese Wisteria, Japanese Stilt Grass, Japanese Honeysuckle, Kudzu: Margret Mueller.

Cabbage White Butterfly life stages: NC State University.

House Mouse: Stuart Bennett,


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