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Hungry Pests video

Provides selected Video resources from agencies and organizations with an interest in the prevention, control, or eradication of invasive species.


  • NYDEC Announces Release of New Documentary, Uninvited: The Spread of Invasive Species

    • Oct 13, 2021
    • New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

    • New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the release of the DEC-sponsored documentary, Uninvited: The Spread of Invasive Species, via YouTube. DEC's Division of Lands and Forests contracted with the Westfield Production Company to produce this documentary about the significant threat invasive species pose to New York's biodiversity and ecosystems, as well as public health and the State's economy.

  • YouTube - Invasive Species 101

    • Google. YouTube; National Geographic.

    • Invasive species cost the global economy over a trillion dollars each year. Find out how these non-native organisms are introduced into an ecosystem, how they impact local communities, and which measures can be taken to help prevent the introduction of invasive species.

  • YouTube - Invasive Species: The Basics

    • Google. YouTube; Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy.

    • What are Invasive Species? An invasive species is one that is not native and whose introduction causes harm, or is likely to cause harm to Michigan's economy, environment, or human health. Take a few minutes to watch this video that quickly and clearly outlines what you need to know about Michigan's invasive species, the risks they pose, and the easy actions you can take right now to support the fight. Find out more information at:

  • YouTube - The Threat of Invasive Species

    • Google. YouTube; TED-Ed.

    • Massive vines that blanket the southern United States, climbing high as they uproot trees and swallow buildings. A ravenous snake that is capable of devouring an alligator. Rabbit populations that eat themselves into starvation. These aren’t horror movie concepts – they’re real stories. But how could such situations exist in nature?

Selected Resources

The section below contains highly relevant resources of this type, organized by source.

Federal Government
State and Local Government
  • Florida Plant and Apiary Industry Videos

    • Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Division of Plant Industry.

    • The Division of Plant Industry produces 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.

  • AIS in Minnesota - Webinars & Videos

    • University of Minnesota. Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center.

    • MAISRC provides a variety of aquatic invasive species video content. You will find some recent videos here, although there are many more available on its YouTube channel!

  • Battleground Everglades - War on Invasive Species

    • May 2018
    • PBS.

    • Go behind the scenes of the fight against devastation caused by non-native plants and animals which have changed this precious resource forever. Charles J. Kropke joins military veterans known as the "Swamp Apes," who capture Burmese Pythons, and explores strategies to stop the Old World Climbing Fern.

  • The Silent Invasion

    • Apr 2008
    • Oregon Public Broadcasting.

    • Something troubling is taking hold in Oregon. Strange, exotic plants and animals are showing up in places where they don't belong. They are invasive species, and they're taking over landscapes, driving native wildlife away, and making everyone from ranchers to fishermen to wildlife managers nervous. What are these invaders? Where do they come from? And what can we do to stop them?

  • War of the Weeds - Outdoor Idaho

    • Sep 2004
    • Idaho Public Television.

    • Invaders with strange sounding names are costing Americans billions of dollars each year. These invasive species will change the way we work and play in the outdoors.

  • NAISMA Videos

    • Google. YouTube; North American Invasive Species Management Association.

  • Invasive Species Centre - Video Resources

    • Invasive Species Centre (Ontario).

    • See also the Invasive Species Centre's Youtube Channel to find more videos and playlists.