Invasive Plants in the Granite State: A Guide for Communities and Volunteers

A tool for community education on invasive plants in New Hampshire.

  • A presentation designed for the general public that provides information on New Hampshire's invasive plant species
  • Help others learn why invasive plants are a problem
  • Includes best practices for helping to control invasive plants
  • Helpful resources and handouts at your finger tips

Download the Training Guide

Below is a list of individual items in the training guide with a brief description and notes on their use.

Presentation Materials & Handouts
MaterialsWhat's this?Notes

Invasive Plants in the Granite State: A Guide for Communities and Volunteers

A PowerPoint presentation designed for the general public to provide education and inspire action around invasive plants.Use this presentation to do invasives outreach in your community.
Invasive Plants in the Granite State: ScriptA PDF Script of the Invasive Plants in the Granite State PowerPoint presentation.Print the script and use as a guide when giving the presentation.
ResourcesLinks to helpful online resources about invasive plants.Print copies to use as a handout at your presentation.
Garlic Mustard ChallengeThe Garlic Mustard Challenge is a collaborative effort to restore and protect natural ecosystems across the Northeast.Print copies to use as a handout at your presentation.
Map Your InvasivesA guide to using the invasive plant mapping tool, EDDMapS.Print copies to use as a handout at your presentation.

 

Additional Handouts & Resources
Alternatives to Invasive Landscape PlantsLearn about several adaptable plant choices which are readily available and do well in New Hampshire landscapes.Published by UNH Cooperative Extension. Revised 2009.
New Hampshire Guide to Upland Invasive SpeciesA guide to identification and methods of control for upland invasive plants.Published by the NH Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food. 2011.
Prohibited Invasive Species RulesA fact sheet on the New Hampshire prohibited invasive species rules.Published by the NH Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food.
Methods for Disposing of Non-Native Invasive PlantsHow and when to dispose of non-native invasive plants.Published by UNH Cooperative Extension. Revised 2010.
Picking Our Battles: A Guide to Planning Successful Invasive Plant Management ProjectsA strategic prioritization plan for the control of invasive plants in New Hampshire. Includes specific actions for communities.Published by NH Fish and Game. 2015.
Overview - Picking Our Battles: A Guide to Planning Successful Invasive Plant Management ProjectsA PowerPoint presentation that provides an overview of the Picking Our Battles Guide.An additional tool for invasives outreach in your community.

Download the Training Guide

Materials for this guide were developed by Extension Specialist Malin Clyde with input from other Extension educators, NH Fish & Game, and the NH Dept. of Agriculture.