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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 »

Introduction to Invasive Species

Introduction to Invasive Species Training

This one-day course is designed for concerned citizens and natural resources workers across BC. The goal of the workshop is to learn how to identify key invasive species, understand their economic and environmental impacts, and learn ways to manage them and prevent further introduction and spread.

Current Introduction to Invasive Species Training Courses

Please click on the link below to register for current Introduction to Invasive Species Training Courses:

Additional course details and the venue location will be circulated via email at least one week in advance of the course.