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Invaders of Texas

Invaders of Texas

is run in partnership by the

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Texas Forest Service,

and the

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department


state of Texas with pictures of invasive plants

 

Description:

The Invaders of Texas Program is an innovative campaign whereby volunteer "citizen scientists" are trained to detect the arrival and dispersal of invasive species in their own local areas. That information is delivered into a statewide mapping database and to those who can do something about it. The premise is simple. The more trained eyes watching for invasive species, the better our chances of lessening or avoiding damage to our native landscape.

 

Open the Invaders of Texas website

 

Keywords:

Topic - invasive, plants, species, early detection

Audience - conservationist, outdoor enthusiast

Location - Texas

Goals - education, restoration, research

 

Contact:

Travis Gallo, Program Coordinator  tiny email icon

    512-232-0116

Damon Waitt, Program Leader 

Citizen science, volunteer monitoring, participatory action research... this site supports organizers of all initiatives where public participants are involved in scientific research.

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