Terrestrial Invasive Species Educational Resources and Publications

Terrestrial Invasive Species Identification

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Minnesota's Urban and Community Forest Best Management Practices for Preventing the Introduction, Establishment, and Spread of Invasive Species

Forest invasive species can pose a threat to Minnesota's urban and community forests which provide important environmental, social and economic services such as reduced storm water run-off, improved air quality, energy conservation, improved public health, and increased property values. Urban and community forestry professionals and homeowners alike can play a role in preventing and reducing impacts from invasive species by following the practices outlined in this manual.



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Trail Ambassador's Guide to identification of terrestrial invasive plants

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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The "Minnesota Invasive Non-native Terrestrial Plants - An Identification Guide for Resource Managers" is out of print.  Alternative identification guides include:



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Invasive Species Calendar

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 2020 calendar include: Cold mortality of emerald ash borer, community based social marketing, seed labeling, tribal management of invasive species, spiny waterflea, wild parsnip, baitfish pathway, Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference, water soldier, Cover it Up! buckthorn management, marbled crayfish, and genetic biocontrol of invasive species



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Minnesota and Federal Noxious Weeds

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

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

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

Size: 20" x 30"



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



Feel free to print copies directly from the pdf. To request copies contact the DNR Information Center.