Invasive Species Council of British Columbia
The Invasive Species Council of BC (ISCBC) is a registered charity and non-profit society that is making a difference in the lives of all British Columbians. ISCBC is a dynamic action-oriented organization, helping coordinate and unite a wide variety of concerned stakeholders in the struggle against invasive species in BC and spearheading behaviour change in gardeners, outdoor recreation enthusiasts, First Nations people and both resource industry and horticultural professionals.
The ISCBC is a registered charity and non-profit society whose members are involved in all aspects of invasive species management. Members include technical specialists working for government and industry, regional stakeholders, First Nations representatives, foresters, forest technologists, biologists, ranchers, horticulturists, recreation enthusiasts, gardeners, and other concerned individuals. Membership is open to everyone willing to work collaboratively.
ISCBC Mission & Vision
The ISC mission is to build collaboration and stimulate action to stop the spread of invasive species throughout BC. The ISC has an ambitious vision — TOGETHER. PREVENT. RESTORE BC from the impacts of invasive species.
Visit our website—www.bcinvasives.ca—to learn more. Thank you for interest and support!
What People Are Saying
"Invasive plants are the second greatest threat to biodiversity after habitat loss. "
— International Union for the Conservation of Nature
"Our natural habitats on public lands are being lost at the rate of 4600 acres a day to invasive species. "
— “Pulling Together," National Strategy for Invasive Plant Management
"There may be as many as 1,000 introduced and native invasive species in BC. "
— Preliminary Damage Estimates for Selected Invasive Fauna in BC