Invasive Species Assignment

Topics: Invasive plant species, Invasive animal species, Great Lakes Pages: 3 (306 words) Published: December 21, 2014
INVASIVE SPECIES PROJECT
 
INVASIVE SPECIES are species that are generally non-native and a threat to the existence of other organisms. Invasive species lack natural predators in their new environments and once introduced are hard to eliminate.

New York State has its fair share of invasive species (mostly plants and insects) that are impacting native ecosystems.

ASSIGNMENT: you will create a WANTED POSTER about an invasive species of your choice from the list below. Your poster will consist of ALL of the information included in the checklist given to you in class (or see the link below). Use the checklist to make sure that you have completed the assignment properly. MAKE SURE TO INCLUDE ALL OF THE INFORMATION on the checklist You will be provided poster paper

You can type or hand write your information to pe included on the poster You can print images (but they will be in black and white if you do it here in class)
○ YOU SHOULD BE PROUD OF YOUR WORK. BE CREATIVE AND NEAT
○ THESE WILL BE DISPLAYED IN THE CLASSROOM.





 

New York State Invasive

Species

(Choose one to research)
Sea Lamprey
Gypsy Moth

Emerald Ash Borer
Northern Snakehead Fish

Asian Long Horned Beetle

Viburnum leaf beetle

Chinese mitten crabs

Sea Lamprey

Common Reed

Garlic mustard

Asian shore crab

Round goby

Didymo (rock snot)

Japanese Stiltgrass

Giant Hogweed

Japanese Knotweed

Mile-a-Minute Vine

Pale Swallow-wort

Black Sallow-wort

Common & Glossy Buckthorns

Water Chestnut
Black Locust

Autumn Olive
Curly-leaved Pondweed

Eurasian Water Milfoil

Japanese Barberry

Japanese Honeysuckle

Spiny Waterflea

Zebra Mussel
Golden nematode
Swede midge
Eurasian watermilfoil
Water Chestnut

European wood wasp
Hemlock woolly Adelgid
Fishhook waterflea
Spotted or Bush Knapweed
Oriental Bittersweet

Purple Loosestrife

Multiflora Rose

Norway Maple

Garlic Mustard

Buckthorn

 

 
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