The Oregon Invasive Species Hotline provides an easy way for the public to report suspected invasive species sightings, either by phone or a web reporting tool Reports are sent to a network of experts in Oregon who can help identify the species and give advice on its management.
WeedMapper was developed by the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA). A collection of spatial information on the distribution of noxious weeds listed by ODA. It is designed to help facilitate weed identification, reporting, and verification.
iMapInvasives was developed through a partnership between The Nature Conservancy, NatureServe, the New York Natural Heritage Program, and Florida Natural Areas Inventory, iMapInvasives allows land managers, regional planners, and others who are working to prevent, control or manage invasive species to accurately and quickly record and track where all types of invasive plants, animals, fish, and insects are found and how they are being managed.
PestTracker is the public access web site of the National Agricultural Pest Information System, the agricultural pest tracking database of the US Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey.
USGS’s Non-Indigenous Aquatic Species
USGS NAS tracks aquatic vertebrate and invertebrate animals nationwide and provides fact sheets about these species.
The Oregon Invasive Species Council brought iMapInvasives to Oregon in 2011 and continues to endorse this program because it:
Lindsey Wise with the Oregon Biodiversity Information Center at Portland State University manages the site and coordinates data upload, account creation, training materials, data sharing, and working with the national iMapInvasives team.
Western Invasives Network Coordinator Vern Holm serves as a liaison so that a coordinated effort between iMapInvasives and the agencies and organizations represented by the Council is sustained. Contact Vern if you have: