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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 opportunities and ways the average citizen can help to control invasive species.

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

Aquatic Invader Toolkit
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant.
Prepared by: National Sea Grant College Program; Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
The Aquatic Invaders (AI) tool kit is designed as a comprehensive package for educators in Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) member institutions to present an innovative, engaging and information program. The goal is to clarify basic components of the invasive species problem in the United States and to explain nonindigenous species.
See also: Fact Sheets (multiple species from various Sea Grant programs.

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)

Education Products
Illinios-Indiana College Sea Grant Program.
Includes educational materials (K-12) as well as general outreach materials.

iMapInvasives - Community Toolbox
Nature Conservancy. iMapInvasives.
Provides a wide variety of resources on iMapInvasives including a videos, PowerPoint presentations, brochures, and handouts. Each item can be viewed, downloaded, or printed for free and all are encouraged for use at special events where invasive species are a relevant topic and as outreach tools when speaking with individuals who have an interest in tracking invasive species.

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 Resources 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.

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

Hungry Pests: Partner Tools - Support for Your Outreach Efforts
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
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).

Plant and Apiary Industry Videos
Florida Department of Agriculture and 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.

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
Wildlife Forever.
The series aims to raise awareness and provide information to outdoorspeople on how to help prevent and stop Silent Invaders. Silent Invaders is a first-of-its-kind conservation reality TV series that takes an in-depth look at invasive species, one of the greatest threats to our natural resources. Silent Invaders is produced in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, and the North American Media Group.

Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers! Resources
Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force. Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers.
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.

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
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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