Visitation rates to the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and the introduction of the non-native species Lymantria dispar (L.)

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  • Authors: Tobin, Patrick C.; Van Stappen, Julie; Blackburn, Laura M.
  • Publication Year: 2011
  • Publication Series: Other
  • Source: In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2010. Proceedings. 21st U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2010; 2010 January 12-15; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-75. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 134.

Abstract

The introduction of non-native species has accelerated due to increasing levels of global trade and travel, threatening the composition and function of ecosystems. Upon arrival and successful establishment, biological invaders begin to spread and often do so with considerable assistance from humans. Recreational areas can be especially prone to the problem of accidental non-native species transport given the number of visitors that arrive from geographically diverse areas.

  • Citation: Tobin, Patrick C.; Van Stappen, Julie; Blackburn, Laura M. 2011. Visitation rates to the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and the introduction of the non-native species Lymantria dispar (L). In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2010. Proceedings. 21st U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2010; 2010 January 12-15; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-75. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 134.
  • Posted Date: April 20, 2011
  • Modified Date: April 20, 2011
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