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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 30, 2018 Webinar: CFIA’s Firewood Regulation and Outreach Program

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency Firewood Regulation and Outreach Program

Date: May 30, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presenter: Naima Ait Oumejjout, Program Specialist- Forest Products, Plant Protection Division; Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

Overview: Join this webinar to learn about the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's regulations on firewood, why they are needed and what is being done to educate members of the public about the risks involved in moving firewood.

Presenter Bio: Naima has been working with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency since 2005.  She has worked in various plant health-related positions including: Forest Pest Emergencies - leading the development of response programs and policies for the management of the Emerald Ash Borer and Asian Long-horned Beetle. She later joined the Invasive alien species section- where she worked on the CFIA’s initial don’t move firewood campaign and plant health import policies to prevent the entry, establishment and spread of regulated plant pests.  She currently works as a foreign legislation officer responsible for the interpretation of foreign legislation to support the market access and certification of Canadian forest products to other countries.

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