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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 »

Invasive Species Business Development Orientation Workshop - Oct 24, Fort St John

A free half-day Business Development Orientation Workshop was held on October 24th, 2017 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Northern Lights Community College, Fort St John Campus.

The morning and afternoon sessions were recorded and can be watched online by using the links below:

This Orientation Workshop will provide interested participants with a basic overview current invasive species business opportunities and what they can expect to learn about in the Business Development Training Program (offered December 5th -7th). The purpose of this Orientation Workshop is to help participants determine if this is an appropriate opportunity for them to pursue.

To read more about the Business Development Training Program December 5th - 7th, click here.