Brown Bag #20: 643pest.org – A New Web-based Tool For Invasive Species Reporting in HawaiiPosted on Jan 17, 2019 in brownbag, News, slider
Presenter: Elizabeth Speith is the 643pest.org Report Facilitator and has been deeply involved with the creation of both the website and companion mobile app since its origins as an USGS Hawaii Biological Information Node (HBIN) web project called “Report-A-Pest.”
Summary: The 643Pest Network is the State of Hawaii’s system for the public to report invasive species sightings. The network includes the 643-PEST (643-7378) telephone hotline, the 643pest.org online reporting system and the 643-PEST mobile application for iOS and Android. Reports are assessed by either the Hawaii Department of Agriculture or the Hawaii Invasive Species Council.