Prevent the spread of invasive species on land

Invasive plants, animals and diseases can devastate trails, forests, prairies, and wildlife habitat. People often unknowingly spread these species over long distances.

How do you enjoy Minnesota's lands? Click an activity to discover how you can protect your favorite trail, forest, prairie, park, or natural area from invasive plants.

person with a back pack walking through tall grass.
person mountain biking on dirt trail
people sitting at pinic tables with three tents in background
morel mushrooms
backyard with plants in pot being readied for planting
young boy holding a gps
person standing by superior hiking trail
two people on horse back
person in orange sitting in tree stand hunting.
close up of snowy owl face
atv riding on forest trail

No matter how you enjoy the outdoors, always clean your gear after recreating. Learn more about tips specific to your favorite activity by selecting it above.

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