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Invasive Species Research Conference

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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 »

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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 »

​​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

NEW CONFERENCE WEBSITE

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

WHY ATTEND?

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 inclues a series of oral and poster presentations, lightning talks, invasive species field trips and more - all in the beautiful, sunny location of Kamloops, BC.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Invasive species researchers and practitioners from across the Pacific Northwest are invited to attend and to submit scientific research abstracts for presentations at the Invasive Species Research Conference. 

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

TRU and ISCBC invite the online submission of scientific research abstracts and theme proposals by the deadline of January 31, 2017.

Follow the conference and interact on social media using the hashtag #InvasiveResearch2017. We look forward to welcoming you to the Invasive Species Research Conference 2017! 

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