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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 »

Events

Highlights of ​​Invasive​ ​Species ​Research​ Conference, Kamloops, BC - June 20 - 22, 2017

The Invasive Species Research Conference, co-hosted by Thompson Rivers University (TRU) and the Invasive Species Council of BC, was held June 20 - 22, 2017 at TRU and featured renowned keynote speakers Dr. Daniel Simberloff and Dr. Anthony Ricciardi; fields trips and both oral and poster sessions on a wide range of invasive species research themes. 

Adopt a Highway Training Sessions in BC - Ongoing

Adopt-A-Highway volunteer groups in BC can complete invasive plant training, and are given the option to hand-pull non-toxic invasive plants along their adopted area, in conjunction with litter pickup activities. The ISCBC supports the provincial roll out of training for Adopt-A-Highway (AAH) groups, thanks to a partnership with the Ministry of Transportation.Timing is fleixble. Contact us for more information.

INVASIVES 2018 - ISCBC’s Annual Forum & AGM - Feb 6 - 8, 2018

Save the date! INVASIVES 2018, ISCBC's Annual Forum and AGM, will take place February 6 - 8, 2018, at the Pacific Gateway Hotel in Vancouver, BC.

BC Invasives Short Video Contest

Enter your BC Invasives short video today for the chance to win great prizes from MEC. Your video should help spread the word about invasive species in BC e.g. identify invasive species or ways to prevent the introduction and spread of invasive species or how to take action on invasive species - in a fun or engaging way. Enter from June 1 - August 31 2017. Learn more and enter today!

Invaders of the Coast Talk & Walk - Sep 22, 2017

Do you struggle with invasive plants on your land? From farms to backyards, this talk covers invasive plants and strategies to remove invasive plants that threaten your land and water, followed by an optional walk and hands-on demontration. Read more.

Invasive Species Business Development Workshop - Oct & Dec 2017

There is a current shortage of invasive species management contractors in Northeastern B.C. - now is the time to start your own invasive species service based business! The ISCBC, in partnership with the Northeast Aboriginal Business Center, is offering a Business Development Training Session this fall in Northeastern BC and you’re invited to attend.