Source: California Invasive Plant Council


URL of this page: http://www.cal-ipc.org/landscaping/dpp/brochures.php

"Don't Plant a Pest!" Brochures

"Don't Plant a Pest!" brochures are available as sample copies, as pdf files, or in packs of 100. Please note that most pdfs are in the original brochure size and are not scaled for standard letter or legal-size paper. The "Don't Plant a Pest!" database provides this information in an online format. To request a brochure, please contact Cal-IPC at info@cal-ipc.org or 510-843-3902 with your mailing address and the regional brochure needed. We can provide up to 10 brochures (total) at no charge. To order larger quantities, please visit the Cal-IPC Online Store.

If you would like to use these brochures as a model for your own outreach materials, please contact us at 510-843-3902.

San Francisco Bay Area

Don't Plant a Pest: Bay Area

The San Francisco Bay Area brochure describes multiple alternatives for: periwinkle; English and Algerian ivy; iceplant; little leaf cotoneaster; licorice plant; pampas grass; and broom species. View a pdf of this brochure (8 1/2 x 11 in) | Go to the San Francisco Bay Area database | Reprinting in process, currently only available as a PDF.



Central Coast

Don't Plant a Pest: Central Coast version

The Central Coast version of this brochure is designed for Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and other Central Coast counties. It offers replacement ideas for: iceplant; English, or Algerian ivy; periwinkle; green fountain grass; pampas grass; broom species; and cotoneaster. View a pdf of this brochure | Go to the Central Coast database | Reprinting in process, currently only available as a PDF.


Central Valley

Don't Plant a Pest: Central Valley

The Central Valley brochure describes multiple alternatives for: periwinkle; English and Algerian ivy; giant reed; fountaingrass; pampas grass; broom; scarlet wisteria; eucalyptus; Chinese tallow; and saltcedar. View a pdf of this brochure | Go to the Central Valley database | Reprinting in process, currently only available as a PDF.

Sierra Foothills

Don't Plant a Pest: Sierra Foothills

The Sierra Foothills brochure describes alternatives for periwinkle; English and Algerian ivy; crimson fountaingrass; pampassgrass; jubatagrass; giant reed (arundo); Scotch, French, and Spanish brooms; scarlet wisteria (rattlebox); Chinese tallow tree; tree-of-heaven; and saltcedar (tamarisk). This brochure is also suitable for the Cascades region. View a pdf of this brochure | Go to the Sierra Foothills database | Reprinting in process, currently only available as a PDF.



Southern California

Don't Plant a Pest: Southern California version

The Southern California version of this brochure offers replacement ideas for: iceplant; English, German or Cape ivy; periwinkle; fountain grass; pampas grass; broom species; acacia; myoporum; Mexican Fan or Canary Island date palms; Brazilian pepper trees; and eucalyptus or gum trees. View a pdf of this brochure (8 1/2 x 11 in) | Go to the Southern California database | Order from the Cal-IPC online store


Don't Plant a Pest: Southern California version

No plante una plaga! is a Spanish translation of the Southern California "Don't Plant a Pest!" brochure.








Tahoe Basin

Don't Plant a Pest: Lake Tahoe

The Lake Tahoe Basin brochure provides alternatives for brooms; Dalmatian toadflax; klamathweed; and oxeye daisy. View a pdf of this brochure (large file, 2.7 MB) | Go to the Tahoe Basin database | Contact the Lake Tahoe Basin Weed Coordinating Group for these brochures: (775) 784-4848

Trees (statewide)

Don't Plant a Pest: Trees of California

The Trees of California version suggests replacements for: black acacia; Russian olive; blue gum eucalyptus; myoporum; black locust; Chinese tallow tree; Brazilian and Peruvian pepper tree; scarlet wisteria; saltcedar; and single seed hawthorne. View a pdf of this brochure | Go to the Trees database | Reprinting in process, currently only available as a PDF.

Aquatic Plants (statewide)

Don't Plant a Pest: Aquatic Plants

The Aquatic Plants brochure covers plants used in water gardens or ponds and suggests replacements for water hyacinth; giant salvinia; Eurasian watermilfoil; hydrilla; Brazilian waterweed (anacharis); giant reed; purple loosestrife; waterprimrose; parrotfeather; and yellowflag iris. View a pdf of this brochure | Go to the Aquatic Plants database | Order from the Cal-IPC online store