April 24, 2019 Webinar: Predicted Hot Spots for Marine Aquatic Invasions in the Arctic

The risk of aquatic invasive species (AIS) introductions in the Arctic is expected to increase with ongoing trends of greater shipping activity, resource exploitation, and climate warming in the region. Join this webinar, presented by Kimberly Howland of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, to learn about this research, the results and how this approach will aid in the identification of present and future high risk areas for AIS in response to global warming.

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April 27, 2019 - Learn About Japanese Beetle in Stanley Park

ISCBC's Nick Wong will be manning a Japanese beetle educational booth at Stanley Park Ecological Society's Earth Day celebration. Stop by and learn about this invasive insect's arrival in Vancouver, how you can help stop the spread and pick up some free resources. 

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April 28, 2019 - Learn About Japanese Beetle at the 41st VanDusen Plant Sale

ISCBC's Nick Wong will be manning a Japanese beetle educational booth at the 41st Annual Plant Sale at VanDusen Botanical Gardens. Stop by and learn about this invasive insect's arrival in Vancouver, how you can help stop the spread and pick up some free resources.About the 41st Annual Plant Sale: this event not only offers thousands of plants for sale, but is a celebration of our love of plants.

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May 23 - 25, 2019 - Learn About Invasive Species at the BC Cattlemen’s AGM & Convention

Join ISCBC at the BC Cattlemen's Association AGM & Convention 2019. Meet members of our team at ISCBC's booth at the trade show. Find out what you need to know about invasive species and what you can do to stop their spread.

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April - May 2019 - Yellow Flag Iris Control & Wetland Restoration Technology Transfer Workshops

After five years of yellow flag iris control and native wetland restoration Agrowest ais pleased to share some tools for success at a series of free half-day workshops on “Yellow Flag Iris Control & Wetland Restoration Technology Transfer”, with financial assistance from Environment and Climate Change Canada and Wildlife Habitat Canada. Participants will be taught the latest control methods for successful eradication of Yellow flag iris. Register today for the workshop nearest you!

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May 1, 2019 ISAM Webinar - Know What You Grow

May is Invasive Species Action Month (ISAM). Calling all gardeners! Do you know which plants are invasive and which are good alternatives? Know what you grow! Exotic plants, bulbs and seeds promoted as “fast spreaders,” “vigorous self-seeders” and/or “drought resistant” can also be invasive species! Invasive plants often have the very characteristics we seek the most for easy to maintain, ground-covering plants. Join this webinar to learn about “PlantWise” and “Grow me Instead” with one of ISCBC’s PlantWise industry partners, NATS Nursery.

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May 7, 2019 ISAM Webinar - Invasive Species Research Hub Launch

May is Invasive Species Action Month in BC. Join ISCBC's Nick Wong for the launch of the Invasive Species Research Hub, a digital platform which has been developed to foster connections, align research efforts and facilitate communication and collaboration within the invasive species community in the Pacific Northwest. Register today.

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Highlights of ​​Invasive​ ​Species ​Research​ Conference, Kamloops, BC - June 20 - 22, 2017

The Invasive Species Research Conference, co-hosted by Thompson Rivers University (TRU) and the Invasive Species Council of BC, was held June 20 - 22, 2017 at TRU and featured renowned keynote speakers Dr. Daniel Simberloff and Dr. Anthony Ricciardi; fields trips and both oral and poster sessions on a wide range of invasive species research themes. 

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Adopt a Highway Training Sessions in BC - Ongoing

Adopt-A-Highway volunteer groups in BC can complete invasive plant training, and are given the option to hand-pull non-toxic invasive plants along their adopted area, in conjunction with litter pickup activities. The ISCBC supports the provincial roll out of training for Adopt-A-Highway (AAH) groups, thanks to a partnership with the Ministry of Transportation.Timing is fleixble. Contact us for more information.

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