Terrestrial Invasive Species Educational Resources and Publications


Terrestrial Invasive Species Identification


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Be on the lookout for Big Trouble—in a small package. Is emerald ash borer in your neighborhood? pdf

This poster focuses on the invasive pest Emerald ash borer (EAB). The back of the poster contains information on where EAB came from, identifying ash tree, identifying EAB, firewood connection and much more.

Size: 20" x 30"

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Trail Ambassador's Guide to identification of terrestrial invasive plants pdf

Identification guide for 10 common invasive plants (common tansy, wild parsnip, spotted knapweed, leafy spurge, orange hawkweed, Siberian elm, common buckthorn, Amur maple, garlic mustard, exotic honeysuckles).

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Minnesota Invasive Non-native Terrestrial Plants - An Identification Guide for Resource Managers This link leads to an external site.

A field guide for the identification and management of more than 35 species of invasive plants (purchase from Minnesota's Bookstore).  This guide is currently out of print.  Alternative identification guides include:

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Invasive Species Calendar pdf

Several priority invasive species are featured in this handy format, which provides keys to identification, photos of each species, and links to further information and resources. The calendar is an excellent source for land and resource managers, teachers, and others who are interested in learning more about these threats to Minnesota's natural resources.

Featured species and topics in the 2015 calendar include: Killer shrimp, Plant pest quarantines, Climate change, Mountain pine beetle, Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers, Yellow iris, Giant hogweed, Spotted knapweed biocontrol, Dock and lift pathway, Non-native common reed, Tubenose goby, and Holiday décor pathway

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Minnesota and Federal Noxious Weeds pdf

A compilation list of Minnesota and Federal Noxious Weeds.

Terrestrial Invasive Species Management


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"Buckthorn: what you should know, what you can do" brochure pdf

Brochure on identification and management of common and glossy buckthorn and suggested native plants for restoration.

Size: 8.5" x 11"

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Stop the spread and transport of invasive plants. Protect our native habitat.

This poster focuses on some of the non-native plants that are invading Minnesota's forests and fields. The back of the poster contains information on definitions, how to control invasive plants, and a calendar of "Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management."

Size: 24" X 24"

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Contain Those Crawlers pdf

This poster explains the harmful effects of earthworms on hardwood forests.

Size: 20" x 30"

Feel free to print copies directly from the pdf. Alternatively you may request copies of the above publications.


PlayCleanGo: Stop Invasive Species in Your Tracks also has invasive species publications and outreach materials.