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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 Mussel Lake Monitoring - Feb 21

BC Invasive Mussel Lake Monitoring: Updated Field Protocol & Funding Overview

Date: February 21st, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PT

Presenter: Martina Beck, Invasive Fauna Unit Head, BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

Overview: Learn about the updated Invasive Mussel Lake Monitoring Field Protocol, waterbody risk assessment ranking criteria, and new funding application process for 2018

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Presenter Bio: Martina Beck completed her MSc on the “Feeding Ecology of non-native smallmouth bass in BC Lakes” at the University of Victoria in 2013. Martina has experience working in commercial fisheries monitoring, and marine protected areas planning. Since July 2014 Martina has been working on various Aquatic Invasive Species files with the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy in the Conservation Science Section and more recently has been in the role of Invasive Fauna Unit Head.

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