Landing : Athabascau University

'Citizen Scientists' use app to track invasive plants in Sudbury area

Several types of invasive species have been identified in Sudbury, Ontario including giant hogweed, purple loosestrife and garlic mustard. A smart phone app that was developed by the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters is being used by citizan scientists to photos of an invasive species, mark its location and automatically send information to a database.