One of GLEDN’s Partner Data Providers, EDDMapS, is offering a seminar over the web on the use of their mapping and data management system. Check out the details below.
Learn about weed and other invasive species mapping and data sharing at a webinar. Weeds and scary, giant snakes will be examples of invasive species mapping. EDDMapS has been featured in Science magazine, received numerous awards, and received over a billion hits. Both the MN Departments of Agriculture and Natural Resources use EDDMapS for invasive plant data.
Subject: Noxious and Invasive Species Maps and Apps by the Early Detection & Distribution Mapping System EDDMapS
Presented by: Chuck Bargeron, Technology Director for the Center for Invasive Species & Ecosystem Health at the University of Georgia
Hosted by: Minnesota Departments of Agriculture and Natural Resources
When: Thursday, March 22nd, 9:50-11:00 am Central Time
Format: Webinar – the presentation will be on the web. You will register in advance then login at 9:50 which is 10 minutes before the presentation starts. You will watch the presentation on your computer. Audio will be streamed through the web so you will need speakers or headphones plugged into the computer to hear the audio.
1. Go to this address.
2. Click “Register”. Registration password is eddmaps.
3. On the registration form, enter your information and then click “Submit”.
4. You will receive an email about registration. If your registration is in the first 160, you will receive a confirmation message with instructions on how to join the event.
It will be fun and informative.
Biological control and terrestrial invasive plant early detection
Minnesota Department of Agriculture, 625 Robert Street North, St. Paul, MN 55155
651-201-6537 (office), 612-327-3857 (cell), Monika.Chandler@state.mn.us
Biological control webpage, Invasive plant early detection webpage