Members of MoIP have gathered resources, tools and guides that currently help identify, assess and manage invasive and exotic plant species.
Invasive Plant Apps
- Great Lakes Early Detection Network: GLEDN is an online system that collects invasive species reports from casual observers, verifies these reports and integrates them with others networks (Missouri is included)
- EDDMapsWest: a national web-based mapping system for documenting invasive species distribution (Missouri is included)
- Midwest Invasive Species Information Network: Identify and report 300+ invasive plant and animal species
- Landscape alternatives for Invasive Plants of the Midwest: Suggests alternative species to invasive ornamental plants (MIPN)
Cultivating Awareness: Ornamental Plants Invading Natural Areas
By the Midwest Invasive Plant Network
The Pear That Invaded Columbia
From the City of Columbia’s “Stop the Spread” campaign
See also: Rough cut video from MoIP’s Invasive Callery (Bradford) Pear Field Event, April 13, 2018.
Say NO to Honeysuckle!
From Great Rivers STL
The Destruction of Missouri – Invasive Asian Bush Honeysuckle
The threat of invasive species – Jennifer Klos
A beautifully illustrated Ted-Ed video and lesson.