Resource Hub

Resources for Educators

Hands-on activities for outdoor, scouting, school, or summer programs.

Resources for Educators

Puzzles and games for lessons on ALB

Resources for Educators, Resources for Landowners & Communities, Invasive Forest Pests

Asian longhorned beetle look-alikes

Resources for Educators

How to make an ALB model

Resources for Educators, Invasive Forest Pests

Design for ALB Trivia Cootie Catcher

Resources for Educators

Lesson plans for elementary, middle, and high school students on Asian longhorned beetle.

Invasive Terrestrial Plants, Resources for Educators, Resources for Landowners & Communities

Alternatives to Common Invasive Plants and Characteristics of Select Alternatives

Resources for Landowners & Communities

Ash Management Guidance for Land Managers

Resources for Educators

Asian Longhorned Beetle Education Activities For the Classroom (Or Anywhere!)

Invasive Terrestrial Plants, Resources for Educators, Resources for Landowners & Communities

Invasive terrestrial plant prevention and management activities begin with an understanding of what the problem is on a particular property and the surrounding area.

Resources for Educators

Beetle Busters "Community Leaders" teacher's guide

Resources for Educators

After School Teacher's Guide to "Beetle Busters Smart Searchers" Lesson

Resources for Educators, Invasive Forest Pests

Powerpoint presentation on invasive forest pests

Resources for Educators

How to survey Vermont trees for invasive insects

Invasive Terrestrial Plants, Resources for Landowners & Communities

Best Management Practices for Roadside Invasive Plants

Case Studies

Learn how a group of Vermont residents worked creatively to spread the word about EAB.

Resources for Educators, Invasive Forest Pests

Guide on how to build an EAB

Invasive Terrestrial Plants, Resources for Educators, Resources for Landowners & Communities

The benefits of planting native plants

Boat ramp sign indicating which aquatic invaders inhabit a particular water body.

Sign posted at public boat ramps around Vermont encouraging boaters to make sure that their watercraft and gear are drained, clean, and dry.

Poster notifying paddlers what they can do to limit the spread of aquatic invasive species.

Brief video demonstrating a few simple steps you can take to ensure that you and your watercraft are not transporting invasive species.

Invasive Terrestrial Plants, Resources for Educators, Resources for Landowners & Communities

Project How-To Guide: Organizing and Executing a Workday- Common supplies needed for an invasives control workday

Invasive Terrestrial Plants, Resources for Educators, Resources for Landowners & Communities

A comparison of project strategies, weed-led vs. site-led vs. issue-led

Invasive Terrestrial Plants, Resources for Educators, Resources for Landowners & Communities

Project How-To Guide: Planning your project- Comparison of project strategies based on project scale

Invasive Terrestrial Plants, Resources for Landowners & Communities

A Co-operative Invasive Species Management Area, or CISMA, is a partnership among local organizations that have a vested interest in maintaining the ecological health of a particular area through invasive plant outreach, prevention and management. Organizations that are part of a CISMA can work together to share resources and collectively be more effective in their work.

Invasive Terrestrial Plants, Resources for Educators, Resources for Landowners & Communities

Getting started- Developing a management plan outline

Resources for Educators, Don't Move Firewood

Fun coloring pages for kids that spread the Don't Move Firewood message

Don't Move Firewood

Questions and answers based on the 2016 Vermont firewood law.

Don't Move Firewood

A poster summarizing the 2016 Vermont firewood law and why it is important to buy it where you burn it.