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Ontario Invading Species Awareness Program

The Invading Species Awareness Program addresses the increasing threats posed by invading species in Ontario.

Their website is filled with invasive species information, libraries, pictures, videos and much much more.

Invading Species Awareness Program


Invasive Species Encyclopedia

Check out CWF's comprehensive listing of the invasive species in Canada with information on their country origins, where they’re staying in Canada and the damage they can do to our wildlife. 

Invasive Species Encyclopedia


Canadian Food Inspection Agency

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) website is filled with resources and information about invasive species and actions you can take to prevent their spread. 

Canadian Food Inspection Agency


A Threat to Ontario’s Biodiversity

This site is full of information on invasive species. Featuring fact sheets on species, photo libraries and prevention information. It highlights what you can do and what Ontario is doing to prevent, control and monitor invasive species.

A Threat to Ontario’s Biodiversity


Forest Health Management

Forest health management includes control programs, research, expert advice, education and knowledge transfer, development of pest control methods and products, policy development and implementation, development of best practices and their inclusion in forest management activities and interagency collaboration.

A Threat to Ontario’s Biodiversity


Exotic Pests

Hosts Databases and lists of Forest Invasive Alien Species, including established species and undesirable species.

Exotic Pests


Emerald Ash Borer Task Force - Northwestern Ontario

The EAB Task Force develops strategies for the potential arrival of EAB to the northwestern region including a communications strategy to increase public awareness, a technical strategy to implement detection methods in the region and a strategy to develop partnerships and garner support. Their site is home to some great of EAB resources.

Emerald Ash Borer Task Force


EDDMapS Ontario

The EDDMapS Ontario app brings the power of EDDMapS to your smartphone. Now you can submit invasive species observations directly with your smartphone from the field. These reports are uploaded to EDDMapS and e-mailed directly to verifiers for review.

EDDMapS Ontario