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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 »

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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 »

A Legislative Guidebook to Invasive Plant Management in BC (2007)

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A Legislative Guidebook to Invasive Plant Management in BC (2007)

The Legislative Guidebook provides an overview of the current legislative framework governing invasive plant management in BC, including a description of agency jurisdiction and land tenure. It is intended to:

  • Clarify the existing legislative framework governing invasive plant management in BC;
  • Illustrate the issue of land tenure and agency jurisdiction in BC;
  • Provide the tools necessary to understand and voluntarily comply with the existing legislative framework, thereby improving compliance; and
  • Empower land managers to undertake informed invasive plant management.