Enter throughout May!

Taking part is simple. Cash prizes are up for grabs. learn more »

Take Action

May is BC Invasive Species Action Month! learn more »

100 Positive Actions in 1 Day

Take action in Williams Lake! learn more »

Webinar Recording

Calling all gardeners - watch the Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour webinar.recording learn more »

June 27 Webinar

e-Learning for Realtors and Landscape Architects learn more »

Courses across BC March - May 2018

Read more and register today. learn more »

Watch the recording

Learn about the potential economic impacts of a new BC invasion learn more »

Watch the recording!

Presented by Dr. Jon Bossenbroek, University of Toledo. learn more »

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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 »

May 2018 is Invasive Species Action Month!

This May, We're Asking You to Take Action on Invasive Species Across BC! 

May has been officially proclaimed Invasive Species Action Month in BC.You can help prevent the introduction and spread of harmful invasive species in our communities. There are many ways to take action against invasive species and make a difference - at home, in the garden, at work, on vacation and with your pets and aquariums.

Enter the #BCinvasivesmonth "What's in My Backyard?" Photo Contest and Win Cash for your School or Youth Group

Be Part of the Action in Your Community

Regional Committees and stewardship organizations across BC are hosting an exciting array of events and activities to raise awareness of invasive species and their impacts to BC. Click here for a full listing of events happening across BC and join a community event in Your Area.

Spread the word through Social Media

We want to hear from you! Tell us what actions you are taking. Share a photo, and join in the conversations through Instagram, Twitter and Facebook using the hashtag #bcinvasivesmonth.

Get the Word Out with Handy Education & Media Toolkits

Check out the full Invasive Species Action Month website which includes free Invasive Species Action Month resources and a helpful Invasive Species Action Month Media Toolkit to help groups get the word out, including templates for press releases and media alerts.

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