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See it! Map it! Learn to use Ontario’s Invasive Species App
November 4, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmFree
Ever wish you could point your phone at an invasive species and instantly report it! There’s an App for that!
Join us at Arbourview Park (parking lot at Reeves Gate at Upper Middle) to learn how to identify common invasive species and learn how to use the EDDMapS App to report them.
Check out EDDMapS here: https://www.eddmaps.org/ontario/
Participants should download the “EDDMapS Ontario” application from the App Store or Google Play (not available on BlackBerry) before the event and create a login username and password. You don’t need to use data in the field (save reports and submit when on wifi) but pre-downloading the app will save a hefty data bill.
Did you know there are only 247 observations of invasive plants and animals reported on EDDMapS in Oakville since 2008!
We KNOW invasive species are much more prevalent than the current data indicates. We need your help to add invasive species reports to the map, so we can ensure proper invasive species management decisions are being made.