Invasive Species Council of British Columbia

Play Your Part

Blueweed (Echium vulgare) is a noxious plant found throughout BC. Toxic to horses and cattle, it can become a serious weed in pastures and on rangeland.

B. Stewart

Every one of us in BC can play our part to stop the spread of invasive species and protect our province.

By following these simple steps, we can each help protect BC’s biodiversity and economy. Familiarize yourself with the following best practices and tell your friends. Together, we can all play our part.

Clean Drain Dry

The Clean Drain Dry program empowers you to help reduce the spread of invasive plants and organisms to BC waters by following the clean, drain, dry procedure on all watercraft and equipment.

Whether you are adding new, attractive plants to your garden, starting a landscaping project, growing crops, running a horticulture-based business or are removing invasive plants from your land – you can make a difference!

Play Clean Go

By being mindful and practicing these simple steps, outdoor recreationalists can stop the spread of invasive species and protect our valuable natural resources.

Buy Local Burn Local

Moving firewood can spread invasive species and diseases that can severely impact our environment and economy.

Don't Let it Loose

Releasing pets into the wild is cruel, dangerous to the environment, and illegal. Many of our favourite pets become serious pests.

Stop Japanese Beetle