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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

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 »

Invasive Species Research Conference

Turning Science into Action! Co-hosted by Thompson Rivers University and the Invasive Species Council of BC. 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 »

Training and Extension Specialist (Peace Region)

Are you an effective communicator and proven trainer with a strong knowledge base in resource management? Do you enjoy working with a wide range of passionate people who are working to make a real difference in BC and beyond? Do you have a background in invasive species, or are you willing to gain this knowledge? The Invasive Species Council of BC is seeking a new team member in the Peace Region who is looking for a new and rewarding challenge in an innovative and collaborative atmosphere. This is your chance to help mentor others in developing invasive species skills and the confidence in seeking new employment and business opportunities.

Title: Training and Extension Specialist (Peace Region)
Term: Half time starting April 2017 (with potential to grow, based on funding)
Location: Peace River Regional District

Job Description (PDF)

Please submit your application package according to the instructions in the job description by the deadline March 31, 2017 at 4 pm PST.