Training Archives


Using the Online Version of iMapInvasives

Are you a new user of iMapInvasives? Then you're in the right place. Review the training

in this category to learn the basics of how to use the new (iMap3) online version of iMapInvasives.

Note: The online version is accessible on a desktop/laptop computer or a mobile device.

Overview of iMap 3.0: The Next Generation of iMapInvasives


Give Invasive Species the Boot!

Reporting with the Mobile App

You'll learn the in's and out's of how to use the iMapInvasives mobile app in this step-by-step training.

Screenshots and tips are provided to help new users become more familiar

with this method of reporting invasive species.

Invasives Near You: Mapping Your Local Natural Area

Special Trainings

Trainings in this category provide information on individual invasive species

or were hosted as part of a special event.

Water Chestnut Chasers Challenge (2017)

Water Chestnut Chasers Challenge (2018)

Three-Part Species Search Challenge: Water Chestnut, Hydrilla, & Wavyleaf Basketgrass (2019)

Be on the Lookout! Report Findings of High Priority Invaders in NW Pennsylvania    (March 31, 2020)

A Chance at a new Perspective: An Overview of Native, Exotic and (Especially) Invasive Species (May 5, 2020)


Water Chestnut Chasers Challenge (2020)


Invasive Species Scavenger Hunt (2020)


iMapInvasives Introduction & Training

(August 19, 2020)

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2020 Water Chestnut Chasers Challenge: Report-Out (September 10, 2020)

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Introduction to iMapInvasives (October 12, 2020)

The Pennsylvania iMapInvasives Program is a partnership of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, the Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program, and NatureServe.

Funding for Pennsylvania iMapInvasives is provided by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

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Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program, iMapInvasives partner
Great Lakes Restoration Initiative logo, iMapInvasives funding source