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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 »


ISCBC offers a wide range of employment opportunities for people who are passionate about making a difference to BC’s outdoors. We also post job openings from regional organizations, agencies and others within BC that are related to invasive species management. Please check back for new opportunities!

Invasive Species Supervisor

ISCBC is hiring two Invasive Species Supervisors, located in 100 Mile House and Williams Lake.

If you are interested in making a difference in your community, have field experience and are good working with people, then this is the job for you!

The ISCBC is working in partnership with provincial government and local community partners in Williams Lake and 100 Mile House to provide practical skills development and field experience in inventory, treatment and monitoring of invasive species, with a special focus on invasive plants. A special key component in the project will be working with provincial agencies carrying out survey, restoration and reclamation in wildfire areas. Also included in this program is assisting teams in gaining outreach and public presentation skills by developing invasive species presentations, displays and booths for presenting at a wide variety of community events and settings. Read more and apply today!