Level 6

General Description

As a Level 6 user, you will have access to creating, editing, viewing, and querying observationassessmentsurvey, and treatment records. A treatment catalogs an area where one or many invasive species have been managed. Detailed information about the type of treatment, personnel, weather conditions, and outcomes can be recorded.

Examples of Level 6 users include land mangers, although any registered user of iMapInvasives can gain access to this level (given the proper training).

Treatment data in iMapInvasives (represented as a green polgyon).
Data Available to Enter and View

As a Level 6 user, access is granted to enter data for observations (point-level data), assessments, surveys, and treatments.

Data available for viewing includes:

  • County and watershed-level species distributions 

  • Observation data

  • Assessment data

  • Survey data

  • Treatment data

Map showing watershed-level distribution data for zebra mussels.
Downloading Privileges

As a Level 6 user, information may be downloaded from iMapInvasives for observation, assessment, survey, and treatment data that you entered OR are an observer for. Additionally, if you are a Project Leader (minimum Level 5), you may download all data in a project you are the Leader of.


*Note: To download additional data outside of these restrictions, please contact the Pennsylvania iMapInvasives administrator.

Required Training

To gain access to User Level 6 privileges, complete at least the first training option:

  1. Basic and Advanced trainings

    • Watch one "Basic" and one "Advanced" pre-recorded training IN FULL and contact the  administrator afterwards to receive credit in your iMapInvasives account.

  2. Request a custom training

    • Use this option if you wish to be a Project Leader.​

Familiarize yourself with all the tools available in iMapInvasives.
Read descriptions for other user levels.

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.

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