EDDMapS provides a fast and easy way to report and map invasive species distribution, including invasive Phragmites. Citizen science reported sighting help Early Detection and Rapid Response with online data entry, email alerts and a network of expert verifiers. Distribution data can also be searched and downloaded. The new EDDMapS Ontario App can be download from the Google Play store or Apple iTUnes App store.
Find out more about what the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and partners are doing to combat Phragmites in Ontario.
The GLPC was established to facilitate communication among stakeholders across the Great Lakes Basin. On their website you will find information on Phragmites biology, management and what is being done in the Great Lakes Basin, as well as videos and a series of informative webinars.
The Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation is a grassroots organization focused on restoring Lake Huron`s coastal environment and promoting a healthy coastal ecosystem. Find a great summary about Phragmites on their website.
The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters in partnership with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry established ISAP in order to address the increasing threats posed by invading species in Ontario. Learn about preventing invading species, getting involved and download or order free educational resources.
The Invasive Species Centre is a not-for-profit, partnership-based organization created in 2011 to be a leader in coordinating invasive species efforts in Ontario, Canada and the Great Lakes Basin with a focus on natural environments such as lakes and forests.
The Environment Canada site highlights alien and invasive alien species including the Invasive Alien Species Strategy for Canada and the Invasive Alien Species Partnership Program.
The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry site provides general information on what invasive species are, what Ontario is doing and what you can do in preventing and controlling them. The site provides links to information on aquatic invasive species, terrestrial invasive species and how to report sightings.
Weedinfo.ca is an ever growing knowledge base of pest plants. It provides identifying characteristics, new emerging research articles, and media and control options.