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Help fight alien plants invading Ireland – ‘Report Invasive Plants’ tracking app for iPhone and Android launched
Invasive plants pose the second greatest risk to wildlife after habitat destruction, and also pose a threat to water quality by leaving banks vulnerable to erosion. The ‘Report Invasive Plants’ app allows you to report sightings of invasive plants in your area. Once reported the information will help track the extent of these invasive plants.
This app has been developed by Limerick City and County Council and has been designed to be easy to use. It includes photos of the 4 most common invasive plants: Giant hogweed, Himalayan balsam, Japanese knotweed and Winter heliotrope.
You can easily identify and report Invasive plants you see, and view reports on a map.
You can find the app by searching for ‘Report Invasive Plants’ on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store, or use the links below:
Article by Anne Goggin, Limerick City and County Council