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Materials and Tools to Help You Eradicate Invasive Plants

Volunteers learn how to identify invasive plantsInformation about the target invasive plant species is communicated to the public, tree care professionals, County Agricultural Inspectors, Cooperative Weed Management Areas, and land managers via the web at Noxious and Invasive Weed Program website and My Minnesota Woods. The public also receives communications about target species via workshops, news media (print, television, and radio) and social media.

Invasive Blitz

Master volunteers are trained to recognize common invasive plants and strategies to coordinate volunteer work days to effectively remove target species. These master volunteers also host local invasive species removal events in the spring and/or fall across the state.

Invasive Blitz training materials are available online. Materials include tools for planning projects, prioritizing invasive plant control, and a tree selection guide.

Keep a Lookout Flyer

Identification for invasive plant species on the Prohibited Eradicate List is available in a printable, two page flyer.

Weed of the Month Series

The Weed of the Month is a series of articles about Minnesota noxious weeds. It reaches a broad audience to educate Minnesotans about injurious plants. The articles are picked up by publications throughout the state and are archived at this website.