The Outsmart Invasive Species Project

The goal of the Outsmart Invasive Species Project is to strengthen ongoing invasive-species monitoring efforts in Massachusetts by enlisting help from citizens. Using web- and smartphone-based approaches, volunteers identify and collect data on invasive species in their own time, with little or no hands-on training. Because increasing numbers of people are equipped with smartphone technology, this approach will expand the scope of invasive-species monitoring, and is an effort to help control outbreaks of new or emergent invasive species that threaten our environment.
Begin / End Date:
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Assessment Mechanism:
No
Program Director:
Program Contact:
UNIT(s):
College of Natural Sciences/Environmental Conservation

Partner Map

Partner(s):
  • Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Service Forestry
    51 Military Road
    Amherst, MA 01002
    United States