Weed Movie Download
is about a movie called Dangerous Travelers - Controlling Invasive
Plants Along America's Roadways
. The movie is about
maintenance personnel and equipment operators. The National
System invasive species management program and the Engineering program,
in partnership with the Department of Transportation Federal Highways
Administration, the US Fish and Wildlife Service National Wildlife
Refuge System, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, and
others have produced and released the first video of a series on
invasive species prevention best management practices. This video
available on DVD and the internet. There are 5000 copies being
These copies will be available for public and private use. The
VERY high quality and is available free of charge.
First of all, some points about
this movie should be mentioned:
1. This is the first movie of a 5-part series on invasive species
prevention. The focus of this video is on invasive plants and
equipment operators and other road engineering professionals.
2. Partners with the USDA Forest Service include the Federal Highways
Administration, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, and the
US Fish and Wildlife Service.
3. This movie focuses on how much damage invasive species are
also shows how invasive species affect everyone.
In spring of 2003, reps from the San Dimas
Technology and Development Center (SDTDC), the Washington office roads
coordinator, and the National Forest System invasive species program
coordinator met to discuss the possibility of developing an educational
video series on invasive species prevention BMP's for a variety of
resource professionals. The model for such a video series would
award winning video series titled "Forest Roads and the
Environment." The invasive species prevention BMP video series
project was initiated by SDTDC, and through the National Forest
System Invasive Species Program a general design for the overall
project was created. Potential partners were identified to participate
on the development team for the first video in the proposed
partners involved, along with the Forest Service, were the Pennsylvania
Department of Transportation, the US Department of Transportation
Federal Highways Administration, and the US Fish and Wildlife
In conclusion this is a 26 minute DVD that can be shown in training
programs, meetings, and anything else related to preventing invasive
When you click on the link below you will be taken to the Forest
Service home page. Scroll down the screen until you see a tan
click on your Bandwidth (they offer 3 different speeds of download) and
enjoy the show.
Travelers - Controlling Invasive Plants Along America' s Roadways
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This page was created by Cody
on February 14, 2006.