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TitleDescriptionCategoryAudience
A Management Guide for Invasive Plants in Southern ForestsThis book provides the latest information on how to organize and enact prevention programs, build strategies, implement integrated procedures for management, and proceed towards site rehabilitation anHow-to GuideAll
About NC-IPCA tri-fold pamphlet describing the work of the NC Invasive Plants Council.Pamphlet/flyerAll
Aquatic Nuisance Species Teaching CurriculumThe South Dakota Department of Game Fish and Parks funded the development of an ANS teaching curriculum on aquatic nuisances species to compliment state teaching standards for grades 4-12. 4-12.Teacher GuideYouth
Biocontrol Factsheets for Invasive SpeciesPeer-reviewed weed biocontrol publications for use by land managers and landownersAll
Close the Doors!This Non-native Invasive Species Learning Kit includes four modules designed to take people from awareness of the problem to taking action.Teacher GuideYouth
Controlling Invasive PlantsHelpful PDF guide from North Carolina Botanical GardenAction SheetAll
EMERALD ASH BORER Insecticide GuideThis guide is intended to assist N.C. homeowners & natural resource professionals in selecting and applying a pesticide to treat or protect ash trees from emerald ash borer. Regardless of the contentAll
Get a Grip on Biodiversity!Celebrate diversity through story and art, check out what happens when invasives take over an area, and get ready to learn more about invasive species.Educational (youth)All
Glyphosate: Uses, Safety and Environmental ImpactGlyphosate is an herbicide and main ingredient in Roundup, a popular brand of weedkillers. Research shows a potential link between prolonged and high levels of exposure and increased risk of cancer.All
How I learned to love toxic chemicalsA great story by Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank about how he learned that using herbicides is the only effective way to deal with invasive species.All
Invader Rangers: Youth against invasive species!This activity book for children contains word search, crossword and matching games to make the topic more engaging.Educational (youth)Youth
Invasive Species Calendar of Control - Southern IndianaExcellent graphical display of what to use when to control invasivesAll
Invasive Species Teaching ResourcesFrom Science Lessons That RockAll
Mistaken Identity: Invasive Plants and Their Look-AlikesPlant ListAll
NC Aquatic Weed Control ActDefines noxious aquatic weeds and defines what can and must be done about them.Law or PolicyAll
NC Invasive PlantsSpecies fact sheets and tools by region within North CarolinaAll
NC Noxious Weed RegulationsThe Regulated Weeds Program aims to prevent establishment of regulated plant species within the state and to limit further spread of current infestations through active managing,Law or PolicyAll
NC Plant Pest LawDefinition and elaboration of a plant pest, including what can be enforced by the Dept of Agriculture.Law or PolicyAll
NC Ranked List of Invasive SpeciesPlant ListAll
NC-IPC Shun ListPlant ListAll
NCDEQ Noxious Aquatic WeedsNC Department of Environmental Quality maintains a list of noxious aquatic weeds.Plant ListAll
NOXIOUS NEIGHBORS: Invasive Species in Our BackyardsTeacher GuideAll
National Invasive Species Information CenterThe gateway to invasive species information; covering U.S. federal, state, local, and international sources.All
North American Invasive Species Management AssociationNational organization helping to remove invasives across North AmericaAll
Nursery Calling CardA document you can print and then cut into individual cards, used for notifying nurseries that they are selling invasive species.Action SheetAll
Pulling Down the Purple ReignA Guide to Whacking Wisteria: step by step guidelines for removing wisteriaAll
Recommended Native SpeciesThe NC Native Plant Society offers a recommended native plants and trees, broken down into categories.Plant ListAll
Resources for GardenersGardening with native plants restores lost connections between plants and wildlife. The North Carolina Botanic Garden offers many resources to help plant natives.All
Summary of Plant Protection Regulations in NCCourtesy of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Plant Industry Division, Plant Protection SectionLaw or PolicyAll
The Goat SquadSince 2012, The Goat Squad’s Mission has been to offer vegetation removal, educate people about native plants, and introduce our herd of useful and friendly goats.All
The Secret Life of Plant KillersTo take out invasives, the US relies on crews wielding hatchets, chainsaws, and herbicide. It’s a messy, fun job—but it may not be enough to stop the spread.All
Tips for Using ToolsWe commonly use saws, loppers, shears, chainsaws and more to remove invasives. This document offers tips for each kind of tool.All
What is invasive?A poster highlighting trifoliate orange, privet and nandina as invasives.ExhibitAll
Woodland Invasives: Doing Battle with Non-Native PlantsA wonderful story of how David Paganelli took on a seemingly overwhelming bunch of invasives on his 20 acre property.All
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Plant Lists

TitleLanguageAudienceCategoryOrganization
Mistaken Identity: Invasive Plants and Their Look-AlikesEnglishAllPlant List
NC Ranked List of Invasive SpeciesEnglishAllPlant ListNorth Carolina Invasive Plants Council (NC-IPC)
NC-IPC Shun ListEnglishAllPlant ListNorth Carolina Invasive Plants Council (NC-IPC)
NCDEQ Noxious Aquatic WeedsEnglishAllPlant List
Recommended Native SpeciesEnglishAllPlant ListNorth Carolina Native Plant Society (NCNPS)
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Educational Materials

Exhibits & Promotion

Fact Sheets

TitleDescriptionLanguageOrganization NativeInvasive
Controlling Invasive PlantsHelpful PDF guide from North Carolina Botanical GardenEnglishNY
Nursery Calling CardA document you can print and then cut into individual cards, used for notifying nurseries that they are selling invasive species.EnglishNorth Carolina Invasive Plants Council (NC-IPC)NY
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How-To Guides

TitleDescriptionLanguageAudienceOrganization NativeInvasive
A Management Guide for Invasive Plants in Southern ForestsThis book provides the latest information on how to organize and enact prevention programs, build strategies, implement integrated procedures for management, and proceed towards site rehabilitation anEnglishAllNY
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Laws & Policies

TitleDescriptionLanguageOrganization
NC Aquatic Weed Control ActDefines noxious aquatic weeds and defines what can and must be done about them.English
NC Noxious Weed RegulationsThe Regulated Weeds Program aims to prevent establishment of regulated plant species within the state and to limit further spread of current infestations through active managing,English
NC Plant Pest LawDefinition and elaboration of a plant pest, including what can be enforced by the Dept of Agriculture.English
Summary of Plant Protection Regulations in NCCourtesy of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Plant Industry Division, Plant Protection SectionEnglish
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Tools

Information about the tools that are commonly used to remove invasives, with tips for usage and maintenance.

LinkNameMore Info Url
Buckthorn Blasterhttps://shop.naisma.org/collections/buckthorn-blaster
Chainsawhttps://www.thespruce.com/tips-for-using-a-chainsaw-4778799
Hand sawhttps://www.ehow.com/how_7599837_cut-down-tree-handsaw.html
Lopperhttps://www.thespruce.com/how-to-use-loppers-3269540
Shearhttps://www.homestratosphere.com/types-of-tree-trimming-tools/
Tree Extractorhttps://extractigator.com/
Weed Wand Magic Applicatorhttps://www.amleo.com/weed-wand-magic-applicator/p/WWA
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