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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 »

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 »

​​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, is being held June 20 - 22, 2017 at TRU and features renowned keynote speakers Dr. Daniel Simberloff and Dr. Anthony Ricciardi. Early bird registration rates are available until May 1 at 11 pm PDT. Register today!


Visit our new Invasive Species Research Conference website here: events.bcinvasives.ca to learn more! 


The Invasive Species Research Conference features two renowned keynote speakers, Dr. Daniel Simberloff & Dr. Anthony Ricciardi and will bring together scientific researchers and practitioners from across the Pacific Northwest. The conference agenda includes a series of oral and poster presentations, lightning talks, invasive species field trips and more - all in the beautiful, sunny location of Kamloops, BC.


Invasive species researchers and practitioners from across the Pacific Northwest are invited to attend, to learn, network and to help plan future research to address the invasive species priorities in the Pacific North West.


Poster submissions are being accepted until May 31, 2017.

Register today! Follow the conference and interact on social media using the hashtag #InvSpRes. We look forward to welcoming you to the Invasive Species Research Conference 2017! 

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