Welcome to the
Pennsylvania iMapInvasives Homepage
iMapInvasives is an online reporting and data management tool used to track invasive species.
The goal of our program is to assist natural resource professionals and citizen scientists by advancing
their knowledge of species distributions across Pennsylvania and to provide a tool
which stores both location and management details.
Pennsylvania Invasive Species News Update
The use of goats as a management technique has allowed staff at the Erie National Wildlife Refuge to successfully suppress troublesome populations of multiflora rose. In doing so, important native species have started reappearing which provides benefits to local wildlife and the regional ecosystem.
Participate in Training
For those interested in utilizing iMapInvasives, several training options are available.
Whether it's participating in a webinar or scheduling a trainer to come to your organization, we do our best to ensure our users understand the basics of iMapInvasives.
Encouraging Words from our Users
"iMapInvasives is comprehensive,
yet easy to use. A user can
quickly get a complete picture of what
is threatening a given area and
then make management decisions."
Community Forester at the
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
"One of the greatest values of using
iMapInvasives is receiving a
quick catch of a new
invasive species report."
Watershed Specialist at the
Crawford County Conservation District
"The email alert capability in
iMapInvasives has been extremely helpful to me. I've set up several alerts in order to receive information on new infestations
reported in Pennsylvania."
Coastal Outreach Specialist at
Pennsylvania Sea Grant
Take part in Rapid Response efforts by
being an Early Detector.
Learn which invasive species are listed as Early Detection and High Priority for Pennsylvania.
Contribute your findings of these and other species by submitting a
Photo credit: Jamie McCaffrey/Flickr
Gallery of Invaders
We always love to hear from you!
Please send us your questions, comments, and feedback and we will do our best to respond to you as soon as possible.