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Invasive Species in Pennsylvania

Citizen’s Guide to the Control of Invasive Plants in Wetland and Riparian Areas

2003
Organizations/Sources: Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
This booklet offers a survey of the efforts of a variety of groups that have mobilized volunteers in an effort to control invasive plants in natural areas. It is hoped that the case studies presented can provide motivation and methods for recruiting and deploying volunteers charged with the task of invasive plant control.
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Controlling Invasive Plants

2008
Organizations/Sources: Natural Lands Trust
Fact sheet on controlling invasive plants.
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Exotic Invasive Vines Fact Sheet

2011
Authors: Kim Vanfleet
Organizations/Sources: Audubon Pennsylvania
Two-page fact sheet that includes a description of invasive vines; how they are introduced to an area; why they are a threat to forests, birds, and other wildlife; invasive vines in Pennsylvania; their impact on the ecology of natural areas; how landowners can control and eliminate them; and native alternatives.
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Flora of Pennsylvania

Example of comprehensive state database of plants; where to turn to learn whether a species is native or introduced and where in the state it has been found. Also used for plant identification.
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Governor’s Invasive Species Council of Pennsylvania

The PISC website covers the management plan for invasive species in Pennsylvania, agencies involved in the effort and meeting minutes for the council. It also lists invasive species known to be widespread, those of limited distribution, and those not yet found in Pennsylvania.
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Invasive Plants in Pennsylvania

This website has lists of Pennsylvania invasive plants and landscaping suggestions that are alternatives to using invasive plants.
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Invasive Species Management Program

2009
Organizations/Sources: Pennsylvania Land Trust Association
Invasive species management programs help minimize the harm of invasive species on natural lands and encourage the health of native plants and wildlife.
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Mid-Atlantic Invasive Plant Council

Formerly the Mid-Atlantic Exotic Pest Plant Council, this organization coordinates regional efforts by sharing information, hosting a biennial conference, and offers a tutorial for land managers on invasive plants.
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