We picked out some of our favorite ideas, but you can visit the ELA's site about invasive species for more information.
|Eat knotweed when it looks like this. Or else . . .|
|It will become like this.|
You can make crafts out of invasive vines, like bittersweet. When I was young I used to make bittersweet wreaths. You have to be careful not to move any bittersweet berries (or else you might spread the invasive!) Nancy Riley uses bittersweet to make furniture in the ELA article.
Now identifying and removing invasives in your yard can be fun! Consult with Connecticut Invasive Plant Council's list and also use this guide from the Connecticut River Coastal Conservation District.