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Welcome to the 2023
New York Invasive Species Awareness Week 
Mapping Challenge

June 5-18th (extended one week)

In honor of the 2023 NY Invasive Species Awareness Week (June 5-11), we are hosting a mapping challenge to monitor spotted lanternfly and it's preferred host, tree-of-heaven from June 5-18The top observer will win a prize from the NYSDEC!


Join our network of community scientists by creating a free iMapInvasives account.


Go outside to search for spotted lanternfly and tree-of-heaven (learn more).

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