Help track invasive UK plants during growing season w/ PlantTracker App @dorsetwildlife @SussexWildlife @Love_plants
Help track invasive plants during growing season with PlantTracker App 23-Aug-2012 The Environment Agency is warning that September is the peak growing season for problem plants known as â€˜invasive non-native speciesâ€™. People who are out and about can help track them down using an App called â€˜PlantTrackerâ€™. Despite having exotic sounding names such as Creeping Water-primrose, Parrot's Feather and American Skunk-cabbage, non-native plants can cause a lot of damage to the environment. PlantTracker will help gain a comprehensive picture of the presence of invasive non-native species in the UK, enabling users to submit geo-located records of their sightings on an iPhone or android device. The App has been developed by The Environment Agency, the University of Bristolâ€™s Nature Locator team, and the Natural Environment Research Councilâ€™s Centre for Ecology & Hydrology...