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View Resource Aquatic Invasives Public Service Announcement

The Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC) presents a public service announcement on invasive aquatic species. Running time for the clip is 59 seconds. Users must download this resource for viewing, which requires a free log-in. There is no cost to download the item.

View Resource Wingra Marsh: A Purple Population Problem

This case study is part of the Starting Point module. The activity requires students to author a presentation to the Grounds Management Committee of their school. Students must give their recommendation for the control of the invasive species purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) on the Edgewood College campus. Users can find a variety of information related to this case study including learning...

View Resource An Endless Invasion? Green Crabs, New England Intruders, Move West

This page features an article describing the invasion of the green crab into New England waters. Learn all about this scallop-eating invasive species that is now spreading to the west coast. An excellent lesson on introduced species. Article also describes what locals call Japanese grass, Codium fragile, an alga that is displacing local eelgrass, a vital habitat to juvenile fin and shell fish....

View Resource Weeds and Fire

Students will locate some weed and native species found in Oregon and will understand that while databases are beneficial in studying plant populations, local on-the-ground information is commonly more up-to-date and that both are required to make large scale management decisions. Students will learn that the invasion of weeds commonly follows on the heels of a disturbance (natural or otherwise)...

View Resource Invasive Plants

This presentation from ATEEC describes the ecological impact of six invasive plant species. A slide is provided with detailed information on the exotic bush honeysuckle, bull thistle, common buckthorn, Japanese honeysuckle, purple loosestrife and yellow starthistle. Habitat, management approaches, biology and spread are discussed for each. This document is provided as a PowerPoint file. This...

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