Progress

How are we doing?

Last updated 15th June 2022

Since launching our OMB Free Wellington campaign in Jan 2022, we've made steady progress on controlling Old Man's Beard. Here's the number of patches of OMB reported on iNaturalist and the number that have been controlled to date:

with a growing number of monthly reports since 2018:

Here's all the OMB reported and controlled (with a green tick) across Wellington City as at 1st June 2022

Why isn't my OMB showing up on the map?

The map is showing all old man's beard observations on iNaturalist.

See how to add your OMB to iNaturalist.

If you've added it since we last published the map above, it will appear when we update the map. It should show up on our iNaturalist project map now.

Why isn't my OMB showing as being controlled?

We use the "Is the pest controlled" on iNaturalist to determine whether the OMB is controlled. We'd love to get more reports of OMB being controlled.

See how to update your observation on iNaturalist.

If you've updated the observation since we last published the map, it will appear when we update the map.