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Hot off the press: Your FALL 2017 CKISS’n Tell Newsletter

Your October 2017 update is now available by clicking here. What will you find in the October 2017 issue of CKISS’n Tell? Information on how to register for the FREE Knotweed Presentation on Oct 21st Fall yard clean up tips. What should you do with those pesky invasive species? Battling Burdock at Summit Lake Provincial …  

Beating back the Burdock at Summit Lake Provincial Park

This past summer we lead a restoration project at Summit Lake Provincial Park. Our hard working summer students mechanically removed a patch of invasive Burdock located at the entrance of the park. With help from volunteers, students from Nakusp Elementary School and BC Parks staff the area was replanted with a variety of native species. …  

Multispectral Fingerprinting: A New Way to Map Yellow Flag Iris using drones.

The bad news: Yellow Flag Iris is an invasive plant species with distribution throughout British Columbia’s southern interior. Yellow Flag Iris (iris pseudacorus) is capable of invading new areas quickly. Once established it outcompetes native plant species and ultimately disrupt an area’s ecosystem complexity. These disturbances result in reduced habitat suitability and support for wildlife …