Exotic animal and plant pests are invading Indiana and multiplying, causing economic and visual damage. Fight back by learning the signs, reporting sightings and taking precautions.
Spot the threat
Aquatic (Water) Invasives
Terrestrial (Land) Invasives
Report a sighting
DNR is looking for sighting information for select species. If you think you have seen an invasive species, report it: If possible, get a picture.
- Telephone: Call 1-866 NO EXOTIC (1-866-663-9684). You will be asked for your name, address, phone number, what species you think you have seen, what county it is in and what you have seen. If you call after hours, please leave a message or contact us by email.
- E-mail: If the species is a land species, send email to depp@dnr.IN.gov. Please include your name, address, phone number, what species you have seen, what county you have seen it in and what you have seen.
- Form: If the species is an aquatic (water) species, fill out the Aquatic Invasive Species Reporting form.
- Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS)
- Asian Carp
- Indiana Invasive Species Task Force
- Indiana's "Most Unwanted" Invasive Plant Pests
Purdue University Publications
Purdue University Programs/Services
- Plant and Pest Diagnostic Laboratory
- Indiana Office of the State Chemist
- Purdue University Pesticide Programs
- County Extension Service Staff Directory