Browse INHS / IISG Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Publications by Issue Date

  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant; Illinois Natural History Survey; Michigan Sea Grant; Ohio Sea Grant (1995-01-01)
    Since the round goby was discovered in the St. Clair River in 1992, this aquatic invasive species has spread throughout the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Basins. This fact sheet provides information on this fish including ...

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  • Illinois Natural History Survey; Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program; Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences; University of Illinois (1999-01-01)
    Learn the characteristics, potential impacts, introduction, and spread of Daphnia lumholtzi.

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  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant; Illinois Natural History Survey (2001-01-01)
    This fact sheet arms inland lake managers with knowledge they need about zebra mussels including 11 commonly asked questions.

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  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant, Illinois Natural History Survey (2001-01-01)
    With this 4-panel brochure water gardeners can learn which plants pose the greatest ecological and economic threat and how to prevent their spread.

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  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant; Illinois Natural History Survey; University of Southern California Sea Grant; Oregon Sea Grant; Washington Sea Grant (2001-01-01)
    This tip card contains valuable information for educators about aquatic invasive species and how they harm local waters including ways to handle unwanted classroom plants and animals.

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  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant; Illinois Natural History Survey (2002-09-01)
    Experts agree that fish are a nutritious part of your diet, but you should know that some fish caught in local waters contain chemicals such as polychlorinated biphenyls or PCBs. This pamphlet will help you reduce your ...

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  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant; Illinois Natural History Survey; Illinois Department of Natural Resources; U.S. Fish and Wildlife; Great Lakes Sea Grant Network (2004-01-01)
    This 11 x 17 inch poster explains how to identify bighead and silver carp, including specific characteristics of these two species, what you can do to prevent their spread, and where you can report new sightings.

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  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant; Illinois Natural History Survey (2009-01-01)
    In many parts of the world, Asian carp are known as "dinner" because of their mild flavor. If you're looking for ways to prepare bighead and silver carp, try these recipes for Jamaican Jerk Carp and Silverfin Cakes, as ...

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  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant; Illinois Natural History Survey (2009-01-01)
    Bighead and silver carp pose a threat to the environment and boater safety, especially in waters where their populations are high. Learn nine practical safety tips for boating in waters where Asian carp are present to help ...

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  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant; Illinois Natural History Survey (2010-01-01)
    Educators can learn how to properly dispose of classroom plants and animals.

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  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant; Illinois Natural History Survey (2011-01-01)
    The Asian Carp Summit in 2010, explored using commercial markets to control wild populations of bighead and silver carp. This 33 page booklet documents essential background information, potential strategies, participant ...

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  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant; Illinois Natural History Survey (2012-01-01)
    Anglers! Grab this 3 x 5 inch sticker to stick to your bait bucket as a reminder to not release your bait into local waters.

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  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant; Illinois Natural History Survey (2012-01-01)
    This 11 x 17 inch cling poster was created with bait shops in mind. It can cling and uncling to many surfaces including walls and tanks. It reminds anglers not to dump their bait and includes specific steps to properly ...

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  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant; Illinois Natural History Survey (2012-01-01)
    Boaters and anglers can help prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species to new lakes and streams. This 3 x 5 inch sticker can be attached to bait buckets or winch posts to remind you what specific steps to take to ...

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  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant; Illinois Natural History Survey (2012-01-01)
    This 12 x 24 inch aluminum boat ramp sign reminds Indiana boaters to take simple steps before and after leaving a water access to prevent aquatic invasive species like silver carp, zebra mussels, and the fish disease VHS ...

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  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant; Illinois Natural History Survey; University of Southern California Sea Grant; Oregon Sea Grant; Washington Sea Grant (2012-03-13)
    This 18 x 24 inch poster provides guidance for educators on how to properly dispose of classroom plants and animals, and can be used as a teaching tool in the classroom.

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  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant; Illinois Natural History Survey (2013-01-01)
    Do you know what's in your aquarium? Many plants used in aquariums are invasive if they make their way into the environment. This wallet-sized card includes lists of potential invaders to avoid buying and non-invasive ...

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  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant; Illinois Natural History Survey (2013-01-01)
    Retailers! Help protect our natural areas. Hang this 10 x 26 inch poster to educate employees and customers on the importance of choosing non-invasive organism for water garden.

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  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant; Illinois Natural History Survey (2014-01-01)
    Do you know what's in your aquarium? Many aquarium mollusks are invasive if they make their way into the environment. This 4-panel brochure will help you learn which mollusks to avoid buying and which are a better choice.

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  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant; Illinois Natural History Survey (2014-01-01)
    Help protect local waters with this 11 x 17 poster. Display this poster to remind waterfowl hunters of simple steps they can take to prevent the spread of aquatic invaders.

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