Online Training Webinars and Tutorials

In addition to our online guides to assist you with species identification, we have created online tutorials and webinars for your reference.  If you do not find the information you need from our FAQs, tutorials, and webinars, please contact us at


iMapInvasives Webinars

Learn how to report invasive species from your mobile device! NYS Chief Botanist gives tips on identifying four under-reported species

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This webinar will highlight an NYNHP-developed field data collection tool for iMapInvasives within Esri’s Collector app.

Learn the basic data tools in the newest version of iMapInvasives 3.0.  View the webinar

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Learn the power user data tools in the newest version of iMapInvasives 3.0.  View the webinar

Interested in taking a part in conservation in New York State? Join the Certified Trainers Network support citizen science invasive species mapping efforts! 

Learn how to connect to the iMapInvasives web map service layers in ArcGIS Online, ArcMap 10.6 and ArcGIS Pro.


Learn the advanced data tools in the newest version of iMapInvasives 3.0.  View the webinar

Provides an overview of online features like how to enter treatments, creating projects, and filtering and exporting records.  View the webinar

iMapInvasives Tutorial Documents

We have added some of the most important handouts and tutorials below.  If you are looking for additional help, please visit our help resources or user manual.

Logging in to iMapInvasives Online

Learn how to login to both the online database and mobile app.

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iMapInvasives Presence Point Data Entry 

Our training handout demonstrates easy steps to record presence information into iMapInvasives

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iMapInvasives Mobile App Tutorial

Our app easily records observations with your mobile device which can be uploaded into iMapInvasives.

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Online Species Identification Training

Invasive Species Training Modules

Check out these tutorials and quizzes created by Michigan Natural Features Inventory and Midwest Invasive Species Information Network.

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Are you looking for information about a specific species or group of species?

For a more comprehensive list, visit  If you still can't find what you are looking for, email us at and we will be happy to assist you.

Check out some of the target species in NYS!


Contact Us:

New York Natural Heritage Program 

625 Broadway 5th Floor 

Albany, NY  12203

T: 518-402-8913


iMapInvasives is managed by the New York Natural Heritage Program (NYNHP), which is a partnership between SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, with funding from the New York State Environmental Protection Fund.

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