ISCMV is hiring!

The Invasive Species Council of Metro Vancouver is hiring two summer student positions for 2014. Check out for more info.  

East Kootenay Invasive Plant Committee AGM

East Kootenay Invasive Plant Committee AGM Date: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 from 6:30-9:00 pm Location: Manual Training Centre (beside the Public Library) in Cranbrook Agenda: Presentations, Election of new Directors and Committee Members, Golden Shovel Award Check out for more information.  

Employment Opportunities!

Below are a number of exciting opportunities in the world of invasive species! Development Officer (Invasive Species Council of BC): Visit the ISCBC website to view the detailed job posting. Deadline: March 14, 2014 Labourer 2 (The Corporation of Delta): Click HERE for a copy of the detailed job posting (Downloadable PDF). Deadline: March 30, …  

CKISS’s Updated Strategic Plan Now Online

CKISS has now published its NEW 5-year Strategic Plan for 2014 to 2019, which is based on the 2007 strategic plan and has been updated to reflect current programs, goals, and strategies. Visit the Publications webpage to download a copy and view other strategic planning documents.  

Christina Lake Stewardship Society AGM

Christina Lake Stewardship Society Annual General Meeting – 2014 When: Tuesday, March 11th 7:00-9:00pm Where: Christina Lake Community Hall New members are welcome and memberships will be available at the door. “Come Out and Support Your Stewardship Society” Visit the CLSS website for more information.  

2014 Annual PNWER Summit

Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) 2014 Annual Summitt When: July 20-24, 2014 Where: Whistler, BC Each year, PNWER invites you to join more than 600 key business leaders, legislators, and government leaders from PNWER’s 10 states, provinces, and territories to address the major policy issues impacting the region. The 24th Annual Summit will be held …  

EU-wide plans to tackle invasive alien species

Jan. 30, 2014, European Parliament News Release: Plans to ban invasive alien species, such as plants, animals or insects that can carry or cause diseases, harm the environment or cause economic losses, from entering the EU and to improve efforts to address the threat posed if they do spread through the EU were backed by …  

Dalhousie’s aquaculture genomics lab detects new invasive species

January 30, 2014, Truro Daily News: BIBLE HILL – The Aquaculture Genomics Laboratory at Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Agriculture has discovered three new invasive species during the past 18 months in Nova Scotia waters. “This early detection is critically important, as discovering an invasion early in the invasion process gives both growers and government managers …  

Toadfest 2013 A Toady Success!

The CKIPC had a great time last week attending the fourth annual Toadfest in Summit Lake Provinical Park. The event, coordinated by the Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program, is free and helps western toadlets cross the highway safely. This event not only helps these toadlets cross the highway but also offers a variety of educational …