Protecting Canada’s land and water from invasive species

Community science is the collection and analysis of data relating to the natural world by members of the public, done in collaboration with people in the scientific community. 

This Community Science Program aims to connect all of our ISC and partner opportunities and resources in one spot, so you can connect to the initiatives that interest you most!

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The virtual 2022 Invasive Species Forum recordings are now available. 

Learn more here.

Learn more about the 13 additional regulated species, watercraft as a carrier and the wild pig strategy.

Learn more here.

View the webinar page for more information.

Learn more about wild pigs, including how to identify them, distribution, impacts and additional resources. 

See the species profile here.

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 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
 

The following information below is for the mobile homepage

Protecting Canada’s land and water from invasive species


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