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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 »

Employment

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!

ISCBC - Invasive Species Extension Coordinator

Application deadline Feb 5, 2018: The Invasive Species Council of BC (ISCBC) is seeking an enthusiastic young professional under 30 years of age to become our Invasive Species Extension Coordinator based in Williams Lake, BC. The Extension Intern will work on a broad range of technical and extension projects including: developing technical documentation and key outreach and extension materials; supporting Invasive Species Action Month and key public education events; coordinating delivery of a Cariboo regional outreach and extension program, including a comprehensive education and outreach program for Indigenous communities, youth, community groups and the resource sector; and supporting on key ISCBC initiatives and priorities.

ISCBC - Invasive Species Educator

Invasive Species Council of BC is seeking a part-time Invasive Species Educator/ Instructor to coordinate and deliver an invasive species education programs to students and youth groups within Cariboo region (including from 100 Mile House, Williams Lake and Quesnel and surrounding areas). The goal is to get youth inspired to take action to create healthier communities, including parks and schools grounds.