Protect Your Land

Prevent the transport of emerald ash borer, wild parsnip, oak wilt and other terrestrial (land-based) invasive species.

Invasive species are species that are not native to Minnesota and cause economic or environmental harm or harm to human health.

Minnesota's natural resources are threatened by a number of terrestrial invasive species such as common buckthorn, gypsy moth, and white nose syndrome of bats.

There are many things you can do to help slow the spread of invasive species.

Join PlayCleanGo on the trails at one of 13 park locations and learn how you can help prevent the spread of terrestrial invasive species and protect our beautiful Minnesota natural resources. Saturday, June 14, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More info »

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What you should do

Guide to terrestrial invasives



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Don't give Emerald ash borer a ride. Buy firewood locally.

movie icon PSA: Don't let Emerald ash borer hitch a ride. (30 seconds)

 
Don't give Emerald ash borer a ride. Buy firewood locally.

movie icon PSA: Don't spread emerald ash borer by moving firewood. Buy it where you burn it. (30 seconds)


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Invasive Species Calendar pdf


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Go to PlayCleanGo.org for information outreach materials how you can help stop the spread of invasives.