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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 »

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!

Invasive Species Supervisor

ISCBC is recruiting an Invasive Species Supervisor for the Williams Lake location. As an Invasive Species Supervisor, you will lead a team of three people in field activities and in community outreach and extension on a daily basis. You need to have field experience and field knowledge and be outgoing and confident. Successful candidates must be self-motivated, highly organized, responsible, work well in a team and be responsive to direction from the Program Manager.