Preventing a species from spreading to new regions is the most affordable and effective means of management we know of. Invasive plants, animals, insects, and molds can be dispersed in a number of different ways that we can be aware of and control as stewards of land and water. Check out how you can Prevent the Spread of invasive species whether you're hiking, biking, boating, farming, or fishing here!
Once invasive species are identified, take action to ensure that populations stay to just one place. Management activities to control dispersal vary based on species, site, and size of spread. But a few principles ring true in almost all situations:
Know Your Species: Use our local guide or reach out to APIPP staff to make a positive identification