Spring is nearly here! Get a jump start on your yard work by planning to control those pesky invasive plants you’ve been wanting to get rid of in your yard. The resources outlined in this Protector’s Featured Spotlight will give you an overview of general control techniques you can use to control invasive plants in your yard; along with our invasive species handbook that showcases identification and control options for invasive species threatening the St. Lawrence Eastern Lake Ontario Region. Plus an Invasive Plant Management Decision Analysis Tool (IPMDAT) that can be used to determine the feasibility of large-scale invasive plant control projects. 

This guidebook highlights invasive species threatening the St. Lawrence Eastern Lake Ontario Region. 

The Invasive Plant Management Decision Analysis Tool (IPMDAT) can help determine the feasibility of large-scale invasive plant control projects.  

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