Invasive Species Resources & Links

Report-a-Weed  1-888-WEEDSBC

  • Provincial reporting, mapping and database for invasive plants
  • Includes on-line services and free mobile apps

Capital Region Invasive Species Partnership (CRISP)

  • Local government partnership for invasive management in the capital region (Vancouver Island)
  • Public information on regional priority species and programs

Coastal Invasive Species Committee

  • Non-profit organization with partnerships up Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast
  • Public outreach, invasive management partnerships and other support.

Invasive Species Council of BC

  • Non-profit charitable organization working with stakeholders and partners throughout British Columbia
  • Secretariat for BC’s Invasive Species Strategy and lead for many provincial invasive programs, especially for education and prevention

BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development

Invasive Plant Program

  • B.C.’s provincial invasive plant management program
  • Invasive plant outreach and management tools, provincial early detection rapid response, provincial announcements and more.

Weed Control Act

  • BC’s Weed Control Act: information and species listings

BC Inter-Ministry Invasive Species Working Group

  • Provincial coordination for invasive species
  • Get reports, assessments, information and outreach

BC Ministry of Agriculture

Non-native & Invasive Pests

  • Information on non-native and invasive pests threatening BC industries/economy

Other Invasive Resources

E-Flora BC

  • On-line atlas and database for BC
  • Search for vascular plants, bryophytes, lichens, algae, fungi and slime molds.

King County Noxious Weed Program

  • An invasive species and noxious weed program in Washington state
  • Get species alert sheets and best management practices

Volunteer Programs

Pulling Together

  • Saanich’s volunteer program: help remove invasive plants and restore native ecosystems

Greater Victoria Green Team

  • Environmental volunteer program for volunteers wanting to restore local environments in the Capital Region