How do invasive species get here?

Invasive species have been introduced through many avenues. Intentional introductions have been made for agricultural crops, landscaping, ornamental plants, and for the pet trade. Once introduced, a few species have escaped cultivation  or domestication and have established viable populations in …

Videos, Power Points and DVDs About Invasive Species

These educational and public outreach videos, power points and DVDs are intended to be used for educational purposes. They may be used for your own personal information, as part of a class or for training. Videos, power points and cds …

Printed Public Outreach Materials on Invasive Species

The documents found here are intended to be used for personal information, educational materials or public outreach to help increase knowledge on invasive species. The documents listed here may be used free of charge for these purposes (unless otherwise noted). …

Books and Booklets on Invasive Species

The books and booklets found here are intended to be used for personal information, educational materials or public outreach to help increase knowledge on invasive species. They may be used free of charge for these purposes (unless otherwise noted). Some …

How do invasive species cause harm?

Invasive species can cause harm in so many different ways that it isn’t practical to cover them all here. So, below is just a sample to give you an idea of how pervasive this problem is. Many of these changes …

Aquatic (Water-Dwelling) Invasive Species

Aquatic (water-dwelling) invasive species are non-native plants, animals, and other organisms that have evolved to live primarily in water (aquatic habitats) rather than on land (terrestrial habitats). Aquatic habitats are habitats that are covered with water all or part of …