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Parrot's Feather

A popular aquatic garden plant that spreads with water currents, animals, boats/trailers and fishing gear. Dense stands can stagnate water, and increase breeding grounds for mosquitoes learn more »

Zebra/Quagga Mussels

These tiny freshwater mussels clog drains, damage infrastructure, and are very costly to control/eradicate learn more »

Giant Hogweed

A towering toxic invasive plant with WorkSafe BC regulations learn more »

European Fire Ant

A tiny ant with a toxic sting learn more »

Purple Loosestrife

An aggressive wetland invader that threatens plant and animal diversity learn more »

Orange Hawkweed

Also yellow, these invasive plants replace native vegetation along roadsides, and threaten areas not yet reforested learn more »

Japanese Knotweed

Grows aggressively through concrete, impacting roads and house foundations learn more »

Spotted Knapweed

A single plant spreads rapidly with up to 140,000 seeds per square metre learn more »

Scotch Broom

An evergreen shrub that invades rangelands, replaces forage plants, causes allergies in people, and is a serious competitor to conifer seedlings learn more »

Employment

ISCBC offers a wide range of employment opportunities for people who are passionate about making a difference to BC’s outdoors. We also post job openings from regional organizations, agencies and others within BC that are related to invasive species management. Please check back for new opportunities!

Student Position: Invasive Species Outreach and IT Employee - Williams Lake

Build your skills working with people, developing resources and making a difference in communities across the Cariboo. The Invasive Species Council of BC is seeking a summer student that is looking for new and rewarding challenges in an innovative and collaborative atmosphere. As an Invasive Species Outreach Employee, you will assist in the development and delivery of some of the Council’s programs related to invasive species education, changing behavior, and training. You will want to build stronger communication skills both written and verbal, be able to research and be a concise and clear writer.