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How You Can Help

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How You Can Help

  • Learn to identify local invasive species. Report any unusual or new species to a local land manager (or through this web site).
  • Remove seeds from clothes and gear before leaving natural areas
  • Clean footwear before leaving natural areas, or as soon as you get home
  • Avoid traveling through or camping in areas infested with invasive plants
  • Clean, dry, and drain your boat, and clean vehicles after off-road use
  • Stay on roads and trails
  • Don’t plant invasives! Use native alternatives


Further Reading


Photo Credits
  1. Cottage Craft Company, UK
  2. Cleveland Metroparks
  3. Leslie J. Mehrhoff, University of Connecticut,
  4. Cleveland Metroparks