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Teaching about Native & Invasive Species: A workshop for teachers!

In the workshop, Laurie Frankcom from the Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society (CKISS), Valerie Huff and Brenda Beckwith, botanists and members of the Kootenay Native Plant Society (KNPS), and Megan Read, District Aboriginal Education Teacher reviewed a variety of educational strategies, hands-on activities, and fieldwork planning tools to support students in learning about invasive and …  

Spring is around the corner! Here are 10 Tips for an Invasive Weed Free Garden

The days are getting longer and signs of spring are starting to appear in the Kootenays. Before long it will have changed from ski season to gardening season.  The horticulture industry has been recognized as a key pathway for invasive weeds introduction and spread.  Introduced invasive garden ornamentals have unique characteristics that allow them to outcompete …  

CKISS is Hiring 3 positions! Application deadline is March 3, 2017

Are you curious as to the issue and impacts of invasive species in the Central Kootenay region? Do you want to minimize the impacts of invasive species on the ecosystems, communities, and economy of the Central Kootenay region? If you do, then there are exciting opportunities for you to join the team at CKISS! We are looking for …  

The 2016 Aquatic Invasive Species Program: A Year in Review.

The Good News….. It’s Here – the new Clean Drain Dry Mobile App It just keeps getting easier to do your part in protecting our waters from destructive aquatic invasive species! The new Clean Drain Dry (CDD) Mobile App uses unique campaign marketing materials and graphics to transport users to a video experience that informs …