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“Kill it! Squash it, smash it…just get rid of it.”

A dangerous pest is threatening Canada. A voracious sap sucker, this southeast Asian native has the potential to cause catastrophic damage to both Canada’s agricultural industry, and its natural environment. This threat is known as the spotted lanternfly (SLF). What is the spotted lanternfly? SLF is a plant hopping insect from southeast Asia, who has… Read More

Become a community scientist and help protect Canada’s biodiversity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Become a community scientist and help protect Canada’s biodiversity (August 20, 2021 – Williams Lake, BC) The Canadian Council on Invasive Species (CCIS) is encouraging everyone across Canada to observe and report invasive species to help protect biodiversity in Canada. Invasive species are an issue that affects us all. Observing and reporting… Read More

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

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