By Steven Hayward, Callie Bouchard & Ksenia Kolodka | June 22nd, 2022 The protection of endangered species is critical to restoring biodiversity, especially in places where there is an infestation…
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That Stinks! Help Us Collect Stink Bug Eggs
By Ksenia Kolodka & Katie Swinwood | June 9th, 2022 “Working with community scientists gives us a chance to interact with people with a wide variety of perspectives and broaden…
Top 5 Easy Ways to Get Involved in ISAM
By Ksenia Kolodka | May 09, 2022 May is Invasive Species Action Month (ISAM) and that means we need YOU to take action! It’s easy to do your part, here…
Northern giant hornet Queens: A Not-So Royal Spring Arrival
By Janelle Bode | Edited by Jana Rolland | May 09, 2022 We’re not the only ones looking forward to the return of warm spring weather- Northern giant hornets (Vespa…
Be Invasive-Wise on the Water
Beautiful BC’s Waterways – Silent Threats As the days get longer, many of us are looking forward to getting out on the water. Whether it be a long-awaited fishing trip…
Don’t Let it Loose: Complete a Survey to Win!
The Canadian Council on Invasive Species has launched two national bilingual surveys to collect awareness data on pet, pond, aquarium, angling and invasive pigs. The information gained from these surveys…
Spongy Moth: New Name for an Old Pest
Published March 10, 2022 The moth formerly known as the “Gypsy moth” has a new name, and it’s one that removes the derogatory reference to the Romani people. The new…
Japanese Beetle Fall Update
Read the latest Japanese beetle news, including gardening tips, soil movement restrictions and response to beetle detections.
Report Destructive Spotted Lanternfly
The Invasive Species Council of BC is asking the people of British Columbia to be on the lookout for invasive Spotted lanternfly and report any potential sightings.
Deadly Disease Spreading in Washington Bat Populations
An invasive fungus, Pseudogymnoascus destructans, continues to spread in Washington State. The fungus causes White-nose syndrome, an often fatal disease, in hibernating bats. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife…