Canadian Council on Invasive Species


4th Annual National Invasive Species Forum

February 12-14, 2019, Ottawa Ontario

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Canadian Council on Invasive Species

Read About our Board of Directors

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Read our National Taking Action Plan

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Read Highlights of the National Invasive Species Forum

Ottawa | Feb 28 - Mar 2, 2017

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Learn More About Who We Are

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Learn More About Our Action on Firewood

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Read our Horticulture Action Plan

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Read our Spotters Network Action Plan

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Take Action

We believe that everyone plays a part in preventing the spread of invasive species. Find out how you can Take Action on invasive species by searching the links below!

Report an Invasive Species

If you see an invasive species, report it!  

Report an Invasive Species »

Become a Partner or Sponsor

Our national Taking Action programs depend on support by various partners and sponsors from across Canada. 

Become a Partner or Sponsor »


PlayCleanGo is an education and outreach campaign for outdoor recreationalists.  The goal is to encourage outdoor recreation while protecting valuable natural resources.  The objective is to slow or stop the spread of terrestrial invasive species (those that occur on land) through changes in public behaviour.

PlayCleanGo »

Don’t Move Firewood

Learn how to protect our trees from tree-killing bugs.

Don’t Move Firewood »

Be PlantWise

Learn about invasive horticultural plants, how to prevent their spread and how to prevent the introduction of "high-risk" new invasive horticultural plants.

Be PlantWise »

National Spotters Network

Learn about the National Spotters Network, made up of the invasive species councils across Canada and their volunteers who identify and report invasive species.  

National Spotters Network »


Join the Canadian Council on Invasive Species and support actions that can help reduce the threat and impacts of invasive species.

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Clean Drain Dry

Clean Drain Dry encourages you to 'clean drain dry' all boats and gear to help reduce the spread of aquatic invasive species to Canada's waters. 

Clean Drain Dry »

Canadian Council on Invasive Species

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