can accidentally spread invasive species when they go for a hike, take their
boat out on an infested lake, or go hunting.
Seeds from some invasive
plants can stick to clothing or get lodged in the tread of boots and
Some aquatic invasives have tiny larvae that can spread on fishing
tackle, waders, and boats.
Preventing the spread of these invasive species
is much easier than trying to control them once they have become established,
so it is essential that when people spend time outdoors they are cautious about
where they travel.
The fact sheets listed below give simple tips to lower
the chance that you will spread invasive species.
you hike? Boat? Or camp? Check out these fact sheets for tips to
reduce the chance of spreading invasives when you recreate on DCNR lands and in
your own backyard.