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Outreach
Provides links for resources created to assist in increasing awareness of invasive species issues. See our Educational K-12 Resources section for teaching materials. See our What You Can Do section to learn about general volunteer opportunties and ways the average citizen can help to control invasive species.

Aquatic and Invasive Species Education and Outreach Materials
Portland State University. Center for Lakes and Reservoirs.

Asian Citrus Psyllid and Huanglongbing Training Materials
University of California. Agricultural and Natural Resources. Kearney Agricultural Center. Citrus Entomology.

Biosecurity for Wild Birds, Pet Birds and Poultry - Campaign Materials
USDA. APHIS. Biosecurity for Birds.

Center for Invasive Species Management (CISM) Store
Montana State University. Center for Invasive Species Management.

Documents and Outreach Materials
Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office. Washington Invasive Species Council.

Education and Outreach
Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force.

Emerald Ash Borer Education Kit
Illinois Natural History Survey.
Detailed model of the emerald ash borer, comes with a booklet to educate the public how to identify this destructive exotic pest. (fee based)

Exotics to Go! CD
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program.
Presentations and Publications to Prevent the Spread of Aquatic Nuisance Species. Compact disc (available for purchase) includes seven "conveniently wrapped" PowerPoint presentations on aquatic invasive species, loaded with images of problem species, fact sheets, brochures, and pamphlets. Presentations and documents designed to give general audience a greater understanding of the impacts of AIS.

Invasive Exotic Plants in the Mid-Atlantic Region
Mid-Atlantic Exotic Pest Plant Council.
Power point presentation developed by the Mid-Atlantic Exotic Pest Plant Council (MA-EPPC). This presentation is intended to educate, inform and equip individuals about the issue of invasive exotic plants and the threat that they pose to natural areas of the Mid-Atlantic region.

Invasive Species Outreach Toolkit
DOD. Legacy Recources Management Program.
DoD developed this toolkit to help installation natural resource managers and others protect the natural resources on our nation's military lands. This toolkit provides templates for brochures, posters, reference cards, PowerPoint presentations, and radio public service announcements to help resource managers educate others on the problem of invasives and how they can help support management efforts.

Invasive Species Education & Outreach Compendium: Ontario, Canada
Invading Species Awareness Program (Canada).
Results from a Web-based survey conducted Dec 2011 - Jan 2012. The objective of this survey was to gather information about education and outreach materials and methods for invasive plant management across the province (Ontario).

Living Green Episode - Invasive Exotics (29 minutes; available on DVD)
University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
This episode focuses on the importance of controlling invasive exotic plants, insects, and animals. Join host Dr. Mark Hostetler as he informs people about the importance of controlling the spread of invasive exotics, including introduced plants (Chinese tallow trees, wild taro, water hyacinths, and melaleuca trees), fire ants, and even released pets such as the large Nile monitor lizard. Options are explored for homeowners and landowners alike to control invasive species in their own communities.

Managing Invasive Plants: Concepts, Principles, and Practices
DOI. FWS. National Wildlife Refuge System.
Provides an overview of invasive plant management and planning supported by case studies, quizzes, scientific literature, and web-based resources valuable to natural resource professionals.

Non-native Invasive Species - Communication Tools
USDA. FS. Eastern Region.
Templates for fields guides, brochures, pamphlets, outdoor signs to be used to create quality materials to increase awareness and protection.

Outreach and Education
DOI. FWS. Fisheries and Habitat Conservation.

Outreach Materials
Invasive Plant Council of BC (Canada, British Columbia).

Partner Tools - Support for Your Outreach Efforts
USDA. APHIS. Hungry Pests.
Provides free access to the Hungry Pests public service announcements, outreach materials and customizable tools for your communication efforts. There are many materials to support your outreach efforts (including pest cards, flyers, state-specific brochures, and more).

Playing Smart Against Invasive Species
USDA. FS. Invasive Species Program.
'Playing Smart Against Invasive Species' videos produced by the USDA Forest Service are excellent resources for education and public outreach. These videos explain how people can enjoy the great outdoors and avoid spreading invasive species along the way. Videos ranging from 6-27 minutes targets outdoor recreational users and includes camping, horseback riding, canoeing, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, biking, and others.

Resource Materials and Information
Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (Canada).

"Silent Invaders" TV Series
Pursuit Channel.
This weekly half show aims to raise awareness and provide information to outdoors people on how to help prevent and stop the Silent Invaders. Episodes feature high profile invasive species in the Great Lakes basin region of North America.

Special Outreach Projects - Nonindigenous Invasive Species
Louisiana Sea Grant.

"Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers" Resources
Protect Your Waters.
Includes various marketing materials designed to increase your awareness about the aquatic hitchhiker problem and to empower you and your audiences to become part of the solution in preventing the spread of these nuisance species.

Teaching and Public Outreach Publications
Plant Conservation Alliance. Alien Plant Working Group.

The Silent Invasion
Oregon Public Broadcasting.
The documentary produced by Ed Jahn illustrates how invasive species are changing the environment in Oregon, and focuses on ways people can work together to make a difference to native fish and wildlife resources, Oregon's economy and quality of life. Watch the video online or can be ordered on DVD for educational use.

Threat Campaign
Wildlife Forever.

Video Productions
Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services. Division of Plant Industry.
Informational videos, training videos and public service announcements as part of its mission to protect Florida's native and commercially grown plants and the State's apiary industry from harmful pests and diseases.

Volunteers and Invasive Plants: Learning and Lending a Hand
DOI. FWS. National Wildlife Refuge System.
Includes five learning modules aimed at engaging volunteers and the public in invasive plant issues and management. Explore topics ranging from the invasion process, to management methods, to tips for giving presentations to refuge visitors, and much more.

Volunteer Coordination and Outreach Tools
Invasive.org.
Archive from the Nature Conservancy, Global Invasive Species Team.
Includes many resources and tools to spread the word about invasive species and prevention

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