To enter a new report, select the New
Report menu item and follow the guidelines. To update
an existing report, select the appropriate map marker (or select from the
drop-down list above the map) and follow the guidelines. For more information select Guidelines from the View menu.
For information about non-native invasive species and how to identify them, go
Secretariat Website GB NNSS or select any icon link (shown in red on this page) to
Each year NNIS data is archived and the data source cleared ready for a new season. To view
archives, select Archives from the View menu.
To download an up-to-date CSV spreadsheet, select Spreadsheet
from the Download
menu. To download this season's photographs in a folder, select Photographs from the Downloads
menu item. To view or download a monthly NNIS chart/table report, select Graphs from the View menu.
To see a complete report for this season, select Reports from
the View menu.
Please note that this may take a few seconds to display. To show the abundance and locations
of a single NNIS group, select the required species from the View menu.
Total Reports: 0
Report a new invasive species location
To report a new invasive species location, click the appropriate location on the map to display an
arrow marker. Use the map's Zoom option (+ and - bottom right) to get an accurate location then
select Enter Report from the menu. Once the report has been
the new marker will change to the
appropriate invasive species marker.
To clear the arrow marker and re-display the map, click Cancel
from the menu.
Update an existing report
Images must be uploaded before the report is submitted. The description field is limited to certain
characters and other characters may be automatically removed
Severity: If a plant, how far has it spread in metres. If a creature, the number
Report a new invasive species location
NNIS Type: Select the NNIS type.
Catchment: Select the Catchment area or Other.
Water Type: Select the water type or Not Applicable.
Severity: If a plant, how far has it spread in metres. If a
creature, the number seen.
Marker: Position the marker to the left or right of the location.
Reporting non-native invasive species (NNIS) is a powerful tool for identifying potential problems
and seeking action as soon as possible. It is therefore important to follow a few simple guidelines
when reporting incidents.
Report the NNIS location as soon as possible with a brief but accurate description (no more than
Do not make any derogatory comments or use inappropriate language (see the Disclaimer at the
bottom of this page).
Before you report a new NNIS, be sure to check it has not been reported already. If it has, you
can update the existing report.
All NNIS locations are shown as coloured icon markers on a map where the colour plus 2 or 3 text
indicates the species. A NNIS report may consist of more than one report and can be updated at any
time. For example, a photograph may be added after the main report has be submitted, or additional
reports added at a later date when necassary.
Existing NNIS reports can be viewed by clicking/touching the appropriate marker (or selecting from
the drop-down list) to display the report page. From this page, the Update menu displays a form to
create an additional report.
New NNIS reports can be created by selecting the New Report on the
menu. Clicking or touching
the map displays an arrow marker on the NNIS location. If required, the map's Zoom options (+ and
- buttons at the bottom right of the map) can be used to increase or decrease the zoom level for
The report form contains six fields to select/complete:
Invasive Species Type: (defaults to Asian Hornet).
Catchment: If appropriate select the catchment area.
Water Types: If appropriate select the water type.
Severity: Select one of five categories.
Set Marker: marker points left or right.
Description: e.g. extent, problems caused or action taken etc.
If one or more photographs are to be included, these should be uploaded before the report is
submitted. Photographs can be added by selecting the Add Image menu.
photographs should be taken in Landscape mode.
Using The NNIS App
The following three videos show how to use the Colne Valley Fisheries Consultative's NNIS application. To toggle full screen mode, select the four-corner square at the bottom-right of the video when it has started, or press the letter 'f' on the keyboard. If you require subtitles, select 'subtitles' from the 'settings' option that is also at the bottom-right of the video when playing. To open a video in youTube, select the 'Copy link' option at the top-right and paste it in the address bar of you browser. Be sure to stop the video before leaving the page.
Part One – How to enter a new report and update existing ones.
Part Two – How to get information about non-native species, how to display reports and how to
Part Three – How to install NNIS as a native app on PC's and mobile devices.
To upload a photograph, select the Choose
button and select an existing photograph or follow the direction on your phone/tablet to take a
Before uploading, ensure your photograph is displayed
in the correct orientation by using the Rotate 90° button.