Help Fight the Earthworm Invasion!
Many people are not aware that earthworms are not native to most of Canada and actually came over on boats from Europe. Earthworms can harm other plants and animals when they consume leaf litter from the forest floor. You can help University of Alberta researchers study worms in our province. The data you collect with our app will help researchers to know where worms are located, what kinds of worms are in your area and how quickly they are spreading. Teachers (and parents) can also make use of our curriculum materials, which allow students to explore a wide range concepts related to ecosystems in Alberta.