Early detection and rapid response are key to preventing the spread of invasive species by increasing the likelihood that localized invasive populations can be found, contained and eradicated before they become widely established. It can slow the spread and avoid the need for expensive, long-term control efforts. Report invasive species sightings using the resources below to stop the spread in your community!
There are multiple online reporting tools that help citizens take action on invasive species by building invasive species distribution data across Canada. Reporting invasive species locations can help researchers and land managers detect new populations, prevent future outbreaks, and manage invasive species before they become widely established. Each reporting tools is available as a mobile app (click the link below to learn more), making it easier for individuals to report from anywhere! For each tool, see a description of features and where each reporting tool is available in Canada below.
Reporting by Province/Territory
Alert Species: Wild Pigs
Some regions and groups in Canada have dedicated programs for particular high-risk invasive species such as wild pigs, also known as feral pigs or wild boar. For information, identification resources and reporting wild pigs that may be in your region, see below.Back to top