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Help us review the last five years and plan for the future! 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 »

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 »

We need your input

Help us review the last five years and plan for the future! 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 »

Resources

View, download, or purchase our TIPS, Publications and Products.

Programs

We take every opportunity we can to illustrate the consequences and negative impacts of invasive species to people and organizations across BC, using a variety of resources and programs.

Publications

View, download or purchase multiple copies of our Publications. In addition, be sure to check out our TIPS Factsheet webpage for a series of species-specific and industry targeted topics.

TIPS Factsheets

View, download or purchase multiples of our TIPS Factsheets. TIPS is an information series for everyone involved in invasive species management. Each publication focuses on best management practices and principles for operational activities or a specific species.

Products

View, download or purchase multiples of our Products.

Education

There are many great resources available for educators and youth to learn about invasive species in BC. 

Webinars

ISCBC offers a series of webinars on special topics for our partners, ambassadors, interested stakeholders and the general public. Webinars provide a venue for sharing current invasive species information, research, new ideas, and action opportunities! We encourage anyone involved or interested in invasive species management to participate. These webinars may be of particular interest to gardeners, stewardship groups, educators, land managers, and other professionals.

Photo Gallery

Thank you to the many volunteer photographers from across BC for offering your talent, time, and amazing photos to the ISC gallery! 

Video Gallery

This video gallery on invasive species provides informative, interesting and newsworthy footage that can help you keep up to date about invasives impacting BC and beyond, management strategies, as well as unique presentations from past forum speakers and other special events. Each link will take you to our utube channel for viewing, where these and other videos are all provided.