We need your input

Help us review the last five years and plan for the future! 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 »

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 »

We need your input

Help us review the last five years and plan for the future! 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 »

Provide Input on Revising the Strategy (2018-2022)

To continue our momentum on invasive species management, we must incorporate feedback, lessons learned and future invasive species ambitions into the revised Strategy for 2018-2022. We need your input.

We encourage you to provide input in two ways detailed below. Prior to providing your input: please review the summary of stakeholder input received to date (updated Feb 16, 2017). We greatly appreciate your valuable time and all input given toward the revised Strategy.

1. Aboriginal Online Workshop

Representatives of various indigenous groups and/or initiatives, were invited to provide input into the development of a new Strategy document. It was critical to ensure that the needs of the Indigenous people across BC are met. A 1-hour online workshop was held on March 22, 2017, from 9 am - 10 am PST.

Inquiries: Please contact Jake Archie at liaison@bcinvasives.ca with any inquiries.

2. Provide Your Input Online

Simply click on the sections of the Strategy below to review the input received to date and provide your comments. If you wish to further support any input that has already been given please outline in the input boxes. Once you have provided your comments using the online forms, please revisit this page to review additional comments submitted from across the Province. The ISCBC welcomes all input and feedback.

Extended Deadline: The deadline to submit your input through the website is March 24th at 4 pm PDT.

Inquiries: If you would like submit additional documentation or have any questions about this process, please contact Stephanie Woods at aquatics@bcinvasives.ca

Click here to return to the Invasive Species Strategy of BC page.