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Take Action, Be Aquatic Wise Project Wrap Up and Celebration!

We are celebrating the success of the three year Take Action, Be Aquatic Wise project! Starting in 2018, the Canadian Council on Invasive Species (CCIS) received a grant from the EcoAction Community Funding Program, through Environment and Climate Change Canada, to partner with the Invasive Species Council of BC (ISC BC) and the Saskatchewan Invasive… Read More

Aquarium Owners Across Canada Advised to Take Immediate Action – Invasive mussels found in aquarium plants in homes, stores

(March 22, 2021 – Williams Lake, BC) After invasive zebra mussels were found in moss balls sold for aquariums in the US and Canada, extensive checks have discovered these invasive dangerous mussels in moss balls sold in many provinces and states. The Canadian Council on Invasive Species (CCIS) is urging aquarium owners across Canada now… Read More

This World Water Day – Take Action and Be Aquatic Wise!

Today we celebrate World Water Day, an awareness initiative focusing on the importance of freshwater, held on March 22nd each year since 1993. By celebrating and raising awareness on the importance of freshwater resources, this effort aims to support access to safe water to those without it around the world. Canada is abundant with freshwater… Read More

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