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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 »

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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

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

Co-hosted by ISCBC and TRU, invasive species researchers and practitioners, working on any taxonomic group, across the Pacific Northwest and beyond are invited to participate to share their findings. This conference will feature two keynote speakers Dr. Daniel Simberloff & 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.

3rd National Invasive Species Forum, Ottawa, ON - Feb 28 - Mar 2, 2017

Join leaders from across Canada and beyond to improve coordination and information sharing on invasive species prevention and management across Canada.

INVASIVES 2017: ISCBC’s Annual Forum & AGM, Richmond, BC - Feb 7-8, 2017

Join ​us ​for INVASIVES 2017: Invasive ​Species ​Council ​of ​BC's ​Public ​Forum ​& ​AGM, being held February 7 - 8, 2017 at the Pacific Gateway Hotel in Richmond, BC. The INVASIVES 2017 Forum is an exciting opportunity for non-profit organizations, the public, government staff, industry and academics to network and share their knowledge and expertise about invasive species. Registration is open and everyone is welcome!

IVMA of BC Biennial Conference, Prince George, BC - Nov 8-10, 2016

Vegetation managers, resource managers, government and First Nations and more are invited to the Integrated Vegetation Management Association of BC Conference being held November 8-10th at the Ramada Hotel in Prince George, BC. 

North American Invasive Species Forum, Georgia, USA - May 9-11, 2017

The North American Invasive Species Forum is a biennial conference encompassing the interests of professionals and organizations involved in invasive species management, research and regulation in North America.