Emerald Ash Borer http://www.emeraldashborer.info/
Description: This is a comprehensive website managed by federal and state governments for all states with links to state specific information. It describes damage, identification, where to report possible sightings, how to slow its spread, and much more.
Firewise Communities National Fire Protection Association http://www.firewise.org/
Description: It offers publications, videos and training to landowners and communities on how to manage the landscape around your home or community to prevent wildfires and their spread. Itís an excellent resource for those with a home or cabin in the woods.
Forest Invasive Plants Resource Center Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry, U.S. Forest Service http://na.fs.fed.us/spfo/invasiveplants/index.asp
Description: You can click on a map of north central states to bring up a list of invasive plants in a state, then look up information about each plant, such as the damage it causes, identification, and management.
Invasive Species Minnesota Department of Natural Resources http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/invasives/index.html
Description: This Website provides links to short publications describing invasive, terrestrial animals and plants and aquatic animals, diseases, and plants. For each species there is a description of the problem it causes, how to identify the species, and where to report sightings or what to do about it.
Minnesotaís Forest Invaders: a Guide to Invasive Species Minnesota Department of Natural Resources http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/assistance/backyard/treecare/forest_health/invasivespeciesinsert.pdf
Description: This Website shows an 8-page publication covering 14 invasive plants and 6 insects. For each species, it describes the problem it creates, how to identify it using descriptive text and photos, and what to do about it.
Description: This Website covers a broad range of forestry topics aimed at family forest owners, including many current articles on forest health.
National Invasive Species Information Center National Agricultural Library. U.S. Department of Agriculture http://www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov/index.shtml
Description: You can look up invasive species by state and learn about identification, damage, management, and current news.
Best Management Practices for Invasive Species Wisconsin Council on Forestry http://council.wisconsinforestry.org/invasives/forestry.php
Description: This Website incorporates a 56-page manual that describes best management practices for forestry that help reduce the impact of invasive species, including 20 plants, 6 insects and 5 diseases.
What You Can Do to Control Buckthorn Minnesota Department of Natural Resources http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/invasives/terrestrialplants/woody/buckthorn/control.html
Description: It describes how to control small and large buckthorn plants by uprooting plants, cutting, or treating with herbicides. Specific tools and herbicides are recommended.
Whatís Wrong with My Plant? University of Minnesota Extension http://www.extension.umn.edu/gardeninfo/diagnostics/index.html
Description: This helps landowners diagnose problems on trees, shrubs, and garden plants that may be caused by insects, diseases, and nonliving factors. It covers 13 hardwood trees and 4 conifer trees and more species are being added.