Live PAMF Training Coming Soon!


Are you currently managing or planning to manage Phragmites within  the Great Lakes basin or in neighboring watersheds within Great Lake States or Provinces? If so, consider participating in the Phragmites Adaptive Management Framework (PAMF) and do your part to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Phragmites management. 

Join our live training session to learn all about the ins-and-outs of the PAMF program and ask the PAMF staff all your questions. 

The live training will take place Thursday May 25th, from 10:00AM -12:00 PM EST. 


Register Here


Participant Training

The PAMF Team has been hard at work developing new and improved training opportunities for PAMF participants that work for each person’s individual learning style. Check out the options below to learn all you need to know about participating in PAMF!

Self-Guided PAMF Participant Training Course

If you are new to the PAMF program, you can now enroll in our self-guided PAMF Participant Training course! This training takes approximately 2.5 hours to complete and covers all aspects of PAMF participation – from the pitfalls of monitoring to submitting reports. It is free to sign up and can be taken at any time and at any pace. Instructions for how to register can be found here.

Why enroll in this training course?

This PAMF training course is a great, comprehensive resource for any new, existing, or interested PAMF participant! The course allows you to learn about PAMF in your own time and provides all of the resources you need to be successful. It can also be a great resource for training seasonal employees or volunteers to help enroll or monitor your Phragmites sites. Completing this course will earn you a certificate that states you are a certified PAMFer and have successfully been trained in how to collect and submit high quality data.

Refresher Course Now Available! 

For those PAMF veterans who may just want a quick refresher on a certain topic, check out our new PAMF Refresher Course! This short course does not require any account registration and allows you jump around to learn more about a specific topic. Click “log in as guest” on the Moodle homepage to access the course! 

Start your PAMF training course now!


Looking for the PAMF Web Hub? 

Access the PAMF Web Hub at (or if you experience firewall issues) 

Once you have enrolled in PAMF and have access to the Web Hub, you will find all the materials you need to report your data and track your progress with PAMF, as well as helpful how-to resources such as ‘quick guides’ and flow charts. 


Anyone managing non-native Phragmites in the Great Lakes basin can participate in PAMF. Click the button below to get started! 


Please contact: Samantha Tank, Great Lakes Commission at