We work together with a variety of partners to undertake a coordinated, province-wide approach. Thank you to the vital participation and coordination of:
- Local, provincial, and federal government
- BC stakeholders, including regional committees, community organizations and others
- BC industry, including: utility, horticulture, forestry, mining, agriculture, transportation, conservation and wildlife, recreation and tourism.
The Indigenous Invasive Species Network (IISN) co-ordinates meetings of and communications between Indigenous Communities and organizations in BC.
Local governments have an important role and are a critical partner in BC for invasive species management, in a unique position to turn the tide of the impacts of invasive species within their jurisdictions. Thankfully, in BC, there are many levels of partners and growing resources to address invasive species issues. This section provides important information, tools and networking for local governments in BC to become increasingly successful in this important work.
A cross-agency provincial government committee formed in 2005 called the Inter-Ministry Invasive Species Working Group (IMISWG). Read more…
The management of invasive species continues to improve, thanks to the dedication, passion, and hard work of independent, regional invasive species organizations across BC.
Invasive species councils, committees, and coalitions representing the majority of provinces and territories in Canada have established as a federal society to work together to reduce the impact of invasive species across the country.
Early detection is critical to stopping the spread of invasive species. You can help detect and locate new infestations of invasive species. If you see a plant or a creature you don’t recognize and have concerns about, we encourage you to report it to either your local government contact or regional invasive species organization. Use this interactive map to find your regional contacts.