Invasive Species Council of British Columbia

Invasive species contacts in BC

European wall lizards (Podarcis muralis) Common wall lizards gather in large numbers resulting in intense competition for food and space for B.C.’s native Northern alligator lizard and the endangered Sharp-tailed snake.

European wall lizards
W. Cronan

Early detection is critical to stopping the spread of invasive species.

You can help stop the spread and introduction of invasive species. If you see a plant or animal you don’t recognize and have concerns about, we encourage you to contact your local government or regional invasive species organization. Use this interactive map to find your regional contacts. Map boundaries represent regional districts in BC (March 1, 2019).