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Pennsylvania Field Guide to Aquatic Invasive Species

An in-depth guide to aquatic invasive species found in Pennsylvania. The guide includes tips to identify, report, and preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species.

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Rapid Response Guide

A collaborative and structured approach to addressing new aquatic invasive species infestations in Pennsylvania.

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Organizing an Aquarium Pet Surrender Event

Help prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species by organizing a local aquarium pet surrender event; this guide provides guidance on how to organize an event, key considerations, and steps in the process.


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Boat Steward Training

Through this video, you’ll learn how to protect your lake or waterbody from aquatic invasive species by hosting a boat steward event.

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Aquatic Invasive Species Video Series

These videos begin with Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) “101” and move the audience through the steps to identify, report, and to prevent the spread of AIS.

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Pennsylvania Watercraft Inspection Handbook

A tool designed for organizations interested in developing their own watercraft inspection programs.

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AIS Attack Pack

This toolkit for educators is available for loan upon request. Included are, a classroom guide, sea lamprey model, carp posters, several acrylic block specimens, and the Pennsylvania Field Guide to Aquatic Invasive Species.

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Aquatic Invasive Species Slide Deck

Available by request. These “Train-the-Trainer” style PowerPoint slide decks, are available at no cost to help identify, manage, and prevent aquatic invasive species in Pennsylvania.

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Climate Change & Aquatic Invasive Species Curriculum

This set of 10 lessons plans was adapted by PA and NY Sea Grants to reflect the potential interactions between aquatic invasive species and the changing climate. Resource is not yet available. Please contact us if interested.

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