Play Clean Go Week: June 1-8, 2024

Save the Date: Play Clean Go Week is almost here! “Play Clean Go Week” is an annual event held in June and promoted across North America, with partners in Canada, the US, and Mexico. Play Clean Go Week aims to raise awareness about the importance of preventing the spread of invasive species while enjoying outdoor recreational… Read More

CCIS Chapter Update – March 2024

Here are the latest updates from the Canadian Council on Invasive Species (CCIS) Chapters, showcasing the ongoing efforts and achievements in combating invasive species across Canada. From past events and notable wins to upcoming initiatives and resources, explore the strides made by the Invasive Species Council of BC, Saskatchewan Invasive Species Council, New Brunswick Invasive… Read More

All Hands On Deck Summit Recap 

In the drive for effective invasive species management, collaboration with Indigenous communities, governments, and organizations is pivotal.   Over the past two years, CCIS has been working on the All-Hands-on-Deck Project. This project builds upon the Canadian Council of Invasive Species’ ongoing work of bringing people together by identifying principles and practices that promote effective… Read More

Save the Date: Wildfires, Climate Change & Invasive Species Conference

“Wildfires, Climate Change & Invasive Species” National Conference held virtually November 19, 2024   Event Description “Wildfires, Climate Change, and Invasive Species” is more than a conference; it’s a journey towards safeguarding our forests and biodiversity from the triple threat of wildfires, climate change and biodiversity. Our carefully curated program brings together leading experts, innovators,… Read More

2024 NATIONAL WINTER WEBINAR SERIES

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The National Invasive Species Winter Webinar series is here! In tandem with Invasive Species Awareness Week (February 22-March 3), the Canadian Council on Invasive Species (CCIS) is working to increase awareness about invasive species in Canada through our national winter webinar series. CCIS is working closely with partners to deliver a range of speakers that will highlight… Read More

International Invasive Species and Climate Change Conference (IISCCC) – January 30-31

International Invasive Species and Climate Change Conference (IISCCC) Please join us for the INAUGURAL International Invasive Species and Climate Change Conference (IISCCC) on January 30 and 31, 2024.  Registration is free but please sign up as soon as possible as we expect very large attendance: International Invasive Species and Climate Change Conference – NAISMA *Note:… Read More

Introducing Youth Nature Keepers: Our Thriving Initiative Empowering Canadian Youth to Combat Invasive Species

Introducing Youth Nature Keepers: Our Thriving Initiative Empowering Canadian Youth to Combat Invasive Species Youth Nature Keepers (YNK) was formed in partnership between CCIS and the Canada Service Corps. As of November 2023, the Youth Nature Keepers program boasts over 125 youth volunteers, connected through 7 regional coordinators in PEI, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan… Read More

CCIS Chapter Update: Fall 2023

Our Chapters have some amazing updates to share with you — keep reading to find out what they’ve been up to. The Canadian Council on Invasive Species has established a strong network of chapters spanning across Canada, from coast to coast. Each of our 10 chapters is a provincial or territorial invasive species organization with… Read More

A note from Rebecca Lord: CCIS Executive Director

As we approach the festive season, I want to extend my warmest wishes to each of you. I’m delighted to share the success of our recent Pathways to Change Horticulture & Invasive Species National Conference held on the 8th and 9th of November. It was an enlightening event, uniting passionate professionals and enthusiasts across various… Read More

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