Protecting Canada’s land and water from invasive species

Help us understand the cost of invasive species in Canada. We’re calling on municipalities and local governments across Canada to report their expenditures, identify their priority species, and help contribute to this important survey!

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We’re amplify the exciting work being completed this year to support prevention and management of invasive species.

Learn more here.

Beech leaf disease (BLD) was first discovered in North America in 2012 in Ohio. BLD has spread quickly since its arrival and is now found in several American states and Ontario. 

Learn more here.

View the webinar page for more information.

Learn how to identify wild boars and what to do if you spot one with this factsheet.

EDDMapS is a web-based mapping system for documenting invasive species distribution. It is fast, easy to use and doesn’t require Geographic Information Systems experience. EDDMapS’ goal is to maximize the effectiveness and accessibility of the immense numbers of invasive species observations recorded each year, and you can help by reporting sightings of invasive species!

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*Reports input into EDDMapS Ontario Reporting System

This useful tool provides an open record of completed risk assessments relevant to North America. The database currently includes publicly available risk assessments completed by a range of government and non-government organizations.

Life Cycle

Our vision is a Canada where land and water are protected from invasive species.

Our mission is to connect stakeholders, knowledge and technology to prevent the introduction and spread of invasive species that harm Canada’s environment, economy and society.

Our values:

  • Collaboration – drawing on all stakeholders to achieve success
  • Credibility – using a consistent, evidence-based approach
  • Professionalism – maintaining dedication to excellence in management and delivery
  • Efficiency – filling gaps and reducing overlap wherever possible
  • Sustainability – helping natural resources last for future generations
 

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Protecting Canada’s land and water from invasive species


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