Browse INHS / IISG Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Publications by Title

  • 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 (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 (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 (2015-01-01)
    This wallet-sized card contains information about Asian carp including its species characteristics, problems posed, means of and how to prevent their spread, and contact information to report a sighting.

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  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant; Illinois Natural History Survey (2016-01-01)
    Retailers! Help protect our natural areas with this 10 x 26 inch poster. Display it to remind aquarium and water garden customers to never release plants or animals. 

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  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant; Illinois Natural History Survey (2014-06-24)
    Help protect local waters through the Be a Hero–Transport ZeroTM campaign. Post this 24 x 18 inch aluminum sign at boat ramps or water access points to remind water users to do their part in preventing the spread of aquatic ...

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  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant; Illinois Natural History Survey (2015-01-01)
    Help protect local waters with this 3 x 5 inch sticker. Place it on your winch post and gear as a reminder of simple steps you can take to reduce the spread of aquatic invasive species.

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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 wading anglers of simple steps they can take to prevent the spread of aquatic invaders.

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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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  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant, Illinois Natural History Survey (2015-01-01)
    This 8-panel brochure explains simple actions you can take to help protect local waters by fighting the spread of aquatic invaders.

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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 (2015-01-01)
    This wallet-sized card contains information about Brazilian Elodea and Hydrilla including characteristics, problems posed, means of and how to prevent their spread, and contact information to report a sighting.

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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 (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)
    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 (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; 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 (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 (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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