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Suspect an invasive species? Report your sighting using smartphone App

June 5, 2013
The Great Lakes Early Detection Network app allows users to take pictures of suspected invasive species, upload the pictures and locations for verification. It can be downloaded free at
Data submitted by the app’s users goes into the Web-based Early Detection and Distribution Mapping System, which tracks the location and spread of invasive species throughout the U.S. and Canada.  Learn more about the importance of the app and the team, including SENR extension professionals that co-developed the smartphone app here.