Turning Science into Action

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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 »

May is BC Invasive Species Action Month

This May, We're Asking You to Take Action on Invasive Species Across BC! 

May has been officially proclaimed Invasive Species Action Month in BC. You can help prevent the introduction and spread of harmful invasive species in our communities. There are many ways to take action against invasive species and make a difference - at home, in the garden, at work, on vacation and with your pets and aquariums.

Learn more about events across BC, the invader of the day, video contest and more on the dedicated website bcinvasivesmonth.com.

Submit your Invasive Species Action Month event to events@bcinvasives.ca.

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