Resources & Links

Arrowhead Invasive Species Pocket GuidePDF
Identification guide for common invasive plants of the MN Arrowhead

MN Arrowhead Invasive Plant Phenology and Treatment Calendar – PDF
A guide to flowering and control timing of common invasive plants in Lake and Cook Counties.

WorkCleanGo – Stop the spread of invasive species! – PDF
This guide provides equipment operators with information about how to avoid spreading invasive species at work.

Minnesota DNRA guide to landscaping with native plants

USDAOak Disease Guide
A quick guide to recognizing diseases of oaks in the Midwest


Invasive Species Identification and Control

Midwest Invasive Plant NetworkInvasive Plant Control Database
Allows users to see options available for controlling invasive plants and their effectiveness based on season, environment, etc.

Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem HealthInvasive.org

Early Detection & Distribution Mapping SystemEDDMapS
Shows the presence/absence of specific species by state and county. Also allows the user to see individual reports of invasive species and maps of the reports.

Minnesota DNRDesignated Infested Waters List
A list of water bodies in Minnesota with populations of aquatic invasive species of concern. Available in PDF or Excel.


State and Regional Invasive Species Management Standards and Plans

Minnesota Dept. of TransportationBest Practices Handbook for Roadside Vegetation Management

Minnesota Dept. of TransportationRoadside Maintenance Manual

Minnesota Dept. of TransportationRoadside Vegetation Management and Environmental Stewardship Programs.

North Shore Scenic Drive – Minnesota 61Vegetation Management Plan


Other Notable Sites

North Shore Forest Collaborative – Restoring Lake Superior’s Coastal Forest

PlayCleanGo – Stop Invasive Species in Your Tracks

Protect Your Waters – Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers