Council or Task Force
Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force.
Outreach and Educational Materials
Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office.
Washington Invasive Species Council.
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.
AIM - Outreach Resources
Aquatic Invaders in the Marketplace.
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 Species Education & Outreach Compendium: Ontario,
Canada (PDF | 6.9 MB)
Invasive Species Centre (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
Resource Materials and Information
Ontario's Invading Species Awareness Program (Canada).
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
for Wild Birds, Pet Birds and Poultry - Campaign Materials
USDA. APHIS. Biosecurity for Birds.
Legacy Resources Management Program.
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
help support management efforts.
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.
DOI. FWS. Fisheries and Habitat Conservation.
Hungry Pests: Partner Tools
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).
Smart Against Invasive Species
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.
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)
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.
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
See also: Fact Sheets (multiple species from various Sea Grant programs.
Illinios-Indiana College Sea Grant Program.
Includes educational materials (K-12) as well as general outreach materials.
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.
Invasive Species Tools and Resources
Wildlife Forever provides many full scale, turn-key, media, marketing and advertising services. Industry contacts save partners time while taking advantage of deep discounts. Wildlife Forever also pools funds to coordinate regional and multi-agency outreach programs. Wildlife Forever is committed to stopping the spread of invasive species with the necessary resources to provide outreach and educational materials, as well as an extensive network of partners with specialized skills and high impact marketing services for on-the-ground strategies targeting recreational users.
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.