Outreach

ISAN works with government and private partners to develop innovative strategies which teach and engage people about invasive species issues. Our national and regional efforts aim to effect behavior change at the individual level by encouraging everyone to adopt the Clean, Drain, Dry ethic. 

Moving beyond awareness can be challenging. By working with unique partners, ISAN has worked to find actions that individuals can do to make a difference. Our current outreach programs tackle a variety of demographics, including boaters, anglers, and pet owners. These partnerships have allowed us to leverage strong community ties into action.

Forest Pest Program

Forest Pest Program

Invasive pest insects are a significant threat to our urban and wild forests. Spongy moths, Asian long-horned beetles, murder hornets, spotted lanternflies and many other species have the potential to devastate our plant and natural resources. Just one species, the...

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Don’t Let It Loose

Don’t Let It Loose

Since 2010, ISAN has worked with western state governments and independent pet stores to publicize options for pet owners who are no longer able or willing to care for their exotic pets. If you are looking for options now, please visit our Don't Let It Loose website...

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Non-Motorized Boater Outreach

Non-Motorized Boater Outreach

The non-motorized boater outreach project seeks to engage non-motorized boaters through a combination of mass market outreach and one-on-one interactions with boaters. ISAN focuses on several regions to tackle this work: the Greater Yellowstone Area, the Grand Canyon,...

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Boot Cleaning Stations

Boot Cleaning Stations

The Invasive Species Action Network has designed boot cleaning stations that are an easy way to encourage cleaning and get the cleaning job done. There are two different designs of cleaning stations - a tub-style and hose style - which can be incorporated into fly...

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Invasive species pose one of the greatest threats to biodiversity today, but preventing their spread is easy. This pledge provides the on-ramp for people everywhere to be part of the solution in preventing the spread of invasive species.

- Leah Elwell, ISAN Executive Director

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Invasive Species Prevention Pledge

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Invasive species pose one of the greatest threats to biodiversity today, but preventing their spread is easy. This pledge provides the on-ramp for people everywhere to be part of the solution in preventing the spread of invasive species.

- Leah Elwell, ISAN Executive Director