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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 »

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 »

Aquatic Invaders: An Activity Package for Teachers and Youth Leaders (2016)

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Aquatic Invaders: An Activity Package for Teachers and Youth Leaders (2016)

This resource contains a range of activities to help students and youth groups learn about invasive species and their impacts, and ways we can all help prevent their spread. They are primarily focused on aquatic invasive species but can be adapted for any invasive species exploration. Activiites are suitable for both formal school programs and informal youth groups, camps and recreation programming. Activities are listed with suggested age and grade categories, with most adaptable to suit any age and audience.