Giant Asian hornets can have large impacts to bee populations which affects both native plants, crop yields, and the honey industry

The Ontario government is protecting the province from the harmful effects of invasive species by investing in management and prevention

The Invasive Species Centre is pleased to announce new funding support from the Ontario Trillium Foundation

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
 

The following information below is for the mobile homepage

Protecting Canada’s land and water from invasive species


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