BC Local News (Black Press), Feb. 3, 2016, by Jeff Nagel: Dogs, drones and DNA testing are emerging as new tools to detect invasive species and keep them from becoming entrenched in B.C.
Vancouver Sun, by Larry Pynn, Feb. 2, 2016: Dogs and drones are the latest weapons in the fight against invasive species, a global problem estimated to cause more than $1 trillion in harm annually to terrestrial and aquatic landscapes.
Wtop, Jan. 18, 2016 by Rachel Nania — WASHINGTON: When Patterson Clark walks through the city’s national parks, he sees more than leaves, branches and berries. To him, it’s all art.
InfoNews Penticton, Dec. 23, 2015 by Dana Reynolds: The B.C. Wildlife Park has a core belief of conservation through education, that in order to protect wild animals and the environment they live in people must learn how their actions ultimately affect the futures of these animals.
Salmon Arm Observer, Dec. 27, 2015, by Barb Brouwer: The Pacific Northwest is the largest region in Canada and the U.S. that does not have established populations of invasive quagga and zebra mussels.
CBC News, Dec. 30, 2016: The City of Abbotsford has approved a trap and kill program for invasive European starlings in order to protect local berry crops.
Times Colonist/The Canadian Press, Jan. 4, 2016: The Great Lakes Fishery Commission says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has registered a sea lamprey mating pheromone it's hoped can be used in combating the invasive species.
EurekaAlert/University of New South Wales, Jan. 5, 2016: Deakin University and UNSW Australia researchers have made a rare observation of rapid evolution in action in the wild, documenting the spread of a newly arisen genetic mutation in invasive starlings, which could shed light on mitochondrial disease in humans.
Kimberlely Daily Bulletin, Jan. 7, 2016 by Carolyn Grant: Kimberley has a reputation within the Regional District of East Kootenay that it may not want — that of being the worst community for invasive plants.
CBC News, Jan. 10, 2016: A Manitoba chef who is fresh off an educational trip to Nordic countries is putting what she learned overseas about eating local on the menu in Winnipeg.