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EDDMaps Midwest

A reporting and mapping website for invasive species for the Great Lakes area including Indiana. App can also be used to collect data about eradication programs and track site changes. All reports are reviewed and verified by experts. Associated with GLEDN app.

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Southern Indiana Cooperative Invasives Management (SICIM)

An active network of invasive species management groups. This site hosts information for groups all over Indiana.

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Indiana-Illinois Sea Grant Website

Website dedicated to information about environmental threats to and research in the Great Lakes region. Includes invasive species information and activities.

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Emerald Ash Borer University

Webinar series covering invasive forest pests. Webinars run live in the fall and spring. Past webinars are recorded and available to view.

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Purdue Landscape Report

Timely newsletter with information about a wide range of landscape issues including invasive species.

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Indiana Invasive Species Council

Information about state programs to combat invasive species. Includes resources, species assessments, and events.

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Plant and Pest Diagnostic Laboratory

“The Purdue University Plant and Pest Diagnostic Laboratory is a central facility for receiving both physical samples and digital images submitted for identification of insects, plants and plant diseases or diagnosis of plant and pest problems.”

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Indiana DNR Invasive Species Website

Information from the Indiana Department of Natural resources on how to report invasive species and what species are a threat to Indiana.

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Great Lakes Early Detection Network App

A reporting and mapping app for invasive species for the Great Lakes area including Indiana. App can also be used to collect data about eradication programs and track site changes. All reports are reviewed and verified by experts. Associated with EDDMaps Midwest website.

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Don’t Move Firewood Website

Website about the Don’t Move Firewood campaign. Includes fact sheets, posters, temporary tattoos, outreach tool, and more.

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Conservation through Community Leadership Program

“The Conservation through Community Leadership program serves as a roadmap for communities tackling complex land use and natural resource management challenges.”

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Asian Longhorned Beetle Sticker

Image that can be used to print stickers or magnets with Asian longhorned beetle image and reporting information. Free to use for noncommercial purposes. Please contact us if you would like to adapt it for your program.

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Asian Carp Sticker

Image that can be used to print stickers or magnets with Asian carp image and reporting information. Free to use for noncommercial purposes. Please contact us if you would like to adapt it with your program information.

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Asian Longhorned Beetle Temporary Tattoo

Image that can be used to print temporary tattoos with Asian longhorned beetle and reporting information. Free to use for noncommercial purposes. Please contact us if you would like to adapt it with your program information.

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Alternatives to Burning Bush for Fall Color

Information about the best alternative to the invasive burning bush.

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Alternative Options for Invasive Landscape Plants

Detailed chart of alternatives to invasive plants.

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Spreading Ornamental Plants: Virtues & Vices

“This publication is a precautionary guide for gardeners who are choosing ornamental plants and may be considering plants that have a spreading habit.”

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Use Caution With Spreading Plants

Summary of why it is important to be cautious with spreading plants in gardens.

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Natural Resources Commission Preliminarily Adopts Invasive Plants Rule

Summary of the new Indiana invasive plant rule.

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Invasive plants: impact on environment and people

“This lesson teaches students about the significant environmental and economic losses that can be caused by the introduction of invasive plant species.”

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Non-Native Invasive Species Calendar of Control

Control recommendations for invasive species based on time of year.

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Weed Science: Select an Herbicide: Noncrop version

“A web tool to aid in the herbicide selection process by listing herbicides and the weeds listed on their labels for application on non-crop sites.”

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Weed Science: Select an Herbicide-Crop Version

“Web tool to aid in the herbicide selection process by listing herbicides and the weeds listed on their labels for application on within the major crops grown in Indiana.”

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Managing Insects in the Home Vegetable Garden

Detailed management recommendations for insects commonly found in home vegetable gardens.

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Vegetable Insect Identification

Identification tool for insects commonly found on vegetable crops.

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Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide

Comprehensive fruit pest management guide aimed at producers. Available as pdf.

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Invasive Plant Species in Hardwood Tree Plantations

Information about the major invasive plants in hardwood plantations. Each species has ID, impact, and management information.

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Managing Pest Invasions with Integrated Pest Management

PowerPoint style presentation teaching integrated pest management with some invasive species examples.

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Insects in Firewood

Information about the types of insects that can be found and spread through firewood.

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Firewood Self Study Programs

Self study certification training program for firewood safety regarding the spread of pests and pathogens. Covers pertinent state firewood rules.

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Guide to Toxic Plants in Forages

Detailed guide to recognizing and dealing with toxic plants in forage.

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Emerald Ash Borer in Indiana

Comprehensive website of emerald ash borer information including identification, biology, management, and further resources.

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Emerald Ash Borer Cost Calculator

Tool to estimate the cost of managing emerald ash borer.

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Emerald Ash Borer Decision Guide

A guide to making decisions about treating for EAB. Available as a pdf. Printed copies may be available on request.

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Homeowner Treatments for Emerald Ash Borer

Video describing EAB treatment for homeowners.

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Avoid Deadly Risk of Dying Ash Trees with Timely Tree Removal

Article about dealing with the extreme risk associated with EAB killed ash trees.

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Tree Injection by a Professional Applicator for Emerald Ash Borer

Video describing tree injects for professionals treating for EAB.

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FAQ Regarding Potential Side Effects of Systemic Insecticides Used To Control EAB

Bulletin addressing FAQ about the environmental and human health impacts of treating for EAB with pesticides. Available as a pdf.

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Insecticide Options for Protecting Ash Trees from Emerald Ash Borer

A detailed guide to emerald ash borer management. Available as a pdf. Printed copies may be available on request.

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Arrest that Pest!

Lesson plans for teaching students about invasive species through the emerald ash borer invasion.

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Gypsy Moth in Indiana

Article covering basic gypsy moth information like biology, identification, and management programs. Available as web article or pdf.

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Gypsy moth: Don’t panic, be vigilant, get organized

Article about organizing to deal with gypsy moth outbreaks.

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Commonly Asked Questions About Btk (Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki)

Information about large scale gypsy moth control measures using btk. Includes background about btk and its impact on humans and the environment.

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Q and A’s About Pheromones and Controlling Gypsy Moth

Answers to commonly asked questions about large scale gypsy moth control measures.

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Gypsy Moth Q&A’s for Christmas Tree Growers & Nursery Producers

Gypsy moth management information aimed at commercial growers. Available as web article or pdf.

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Q&A’s About Using BTK to Control Gypsy Moth

Information about large scale gypsy moth control measures using btk. Includes background about btk and its impact on humans and the environment.

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Gypsy Moth in Indiana: website

Comprehensive website with gypsy moth information.

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Gypsy Moth in Indiana: brochure

A folding brochure with basic gypsy moth information.

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Japanese Beetles are Baack

Article about Japanese beetle treatments.

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Japanese Beetles in Urban Landscape

Information about Japanese beetle’s life cycle and control measures.

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Crabapples Resistant to Apple Scab and Japanese Beetle in Indiana

Detailed information about choosing crabapples resistant to apple scab and Japanese beetle. Available as a pdf.

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Spotted lanternfly, bane of fruits and hardwood alike: A fall update

Information about identification and biology of an emerging invasive species.

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What’s as wide as your thumb, bright orange, and the latest threat to trees?

Information about identifying a new invasive species: the spotted lanternfly.

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Brown Marmorated Stinkbug in Homes

Basic identification, biology, and management information. Available as web article or pdf.

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Soybean Aphid

Over view of identification of and treatment advice for soybean aphids. Available as pdf.

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The Biology and Medical Importance of Mosquitoes in Indiana

Information about native and invasive mosquitoes.

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Watch for potential new boxwood pest

A short article about a new invasive pest that has been found in Canada but not the US, the box tree moth.

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Boxwood blight found in Indiana

Article about the plant pathogen boxwood blight and its status in Indiana.

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Boxwood Blight

Identification, management information, and biology of boxwood blight. Available as a pdf.

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Diseases of Corn: Tar Spot

Comprehensive information about the identification, impact on yield, and management of tar spot in corn. Available as a pdf.

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Thousand Cankers Disease: Indiana Walnut Trees Threatened

A summary of the signs and symptoms of TCD as well as a short description of the relevant regulations about walnut material shipment. Available as a pdf.

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Burning Bush

Video describing the biology of burning bush.

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A “Pearfect” Nightmare!

Article explaining the impact of Bradford (callery) pear and how to deal with it.

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Invasive Plant Species: Callery Pear

Video explaining the biology of Bradford (callery) pear.

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Now is the Time to Identify Callery Pear

Article describing how to identify Bradford (callery) pear.

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Control Practices for Canada Thistle

Article explaining basic ID and control of thistle.

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Bull and Musk (Biennial) Thistle Control in Perennial Grass Crops

Article describing control measures for thistle.

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Asian Bush Honeysuckle

Video about the biology of Asian bush honeysuckle.

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Multifloral Rose

Video explaining the basic biology of and identification of multiflora rose.

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Invasive Plant Species: Oriental Bittersweet

Video explaining the identification and biology of bittersweet.

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Mile-a-Minute Vine

Fact Sheet: Mile-a-Minute Vine

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Asian Lady Beetle

Identification, behavior, and control information for the invasive Asian lady beetle.

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Invasive Plant Species: Wintercreeper

Video summarizing Identification and biology of wintercreeper.

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Poison Hemlock

Basic information and management recommendations for poison hemlock.

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Soybean Insect Control Recommendations

Insecticide treatment recommendations for insects commonly found attacking soybeans.

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Managing Insect Pests of Potato

Biology of and treatment recommendations for common potato pests.

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Managing Pests in Home Fruit Plantings

Detailed fruit pest management guide aimed at home growers.

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Corn Insect Control Recommendations

Detailed chart of information of insecticides for corn pests.

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A Brief Un-Natural History of Feral Swine

A short history of feral swine (aka feral hog) and their potential to vector diseases to livestock.

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Spotted Lanternfly Yard Sign

Yard sign style sign with spotted lanternfly information. Free to use for noncommercial purposes. Please contact us if you would like to adapt it for your program.

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Gypsy Moth Yard Sign

Yard sign style sign with gypsy moth information. Free to use for noncommercial purposes. Please contact us if you would like to adapt it for your program.

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Asian Longhorned Beetle Yard Sign

Yard sign style sign with Asian longhorned beetle information. Free to use for noncommercial purposes. Please contact us if you would like to adapt it for your program.

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Asian Carp Poster

Bold Asian carp poster. Free to use for noncommercial purposes. Please contact us if you would like to adapt it for your program.

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Asian Longhorned Beetle Poster

Bold Asian longhorned beetle poster. Free to use for noncommercial purposes. Please contact us if you would like to adapt it for your program.

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Japanese Stiltgrass Poster

Bold Japanese stiltgrass poster. Free to use for noncommercial purposes. Please contact us if you would like to adapt it for your program.

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Callery Pear Poster

Bold callery pear poster. Free to use for noncommercial purposes. Please contact us if you would like to adapt it for your program.

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Spotted Lanternfly Poster

Bold spotted lanternfly poster. Free to use for noncommercial purposes. Please contact us if you would like to adapt it for your program.

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Emerald Ash Borer Poster

Bold emerald ash borer poster. Free to use for noncommercial purposes. Please contact us if you would like to adapt it for your program.

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Feral Hog Poster

Bold feral hog poster. Free to use for noncommercial purposes. Please contact us if you would like to adapt it for your program.

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