BC Invasive Species Month

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May is Invasive Species Action Month in BC

Take Action this May!

Japanese Knotweed

Take Action this May!

Spotted Knapweed

Take Action this May!

Yellow Flag Iris

Take Action this May!

Yellow Flag Iris removal

Take Action this May!

Yellow Hawkweed

Take Action this May!


The following media toolkit contains templates and information to help your regional committee, government or organization promote your activities during Invasive Species Action Month:

Digital Media Resources







Social Media Content Calendar 

  • Download the calendar to access suggested daily posts for Facebook and Twitter, complete with links and corresponding graphics.
  • Why not use the social media post content on your website and e-bulletins?

Invasive Species Short Educational Videos

  • Visit the dropbox folder and upload new educational videos to your social media channel or website and share with your audience

Social Media Postcards 

  • Click here to access the Dropbox folder to download and attach postcard graphics and photos to daily posts on social media.

Twitter Profile Cover Graphic

Facebook Profile Cover Graphic

  • Upload this graphic (820 x 340 pixels) to your Facebook page as your cover image to promote engagement in ISAM.

Website Header

Email Header

What's In My BackYard? Photo Contest









  • Use this graphic to promote the photo contest

Partner Events

Media Resources

  • Use the media alert template, adding in your own information as directed, to let media know in advance about an event coming up that they might want to cover. 
  • Use the news release template, adding in your own information as directed, to send media information for a story they could write about your programs once they have launched. 
  • Use the key messages to prepare your spokespeople, whether they are giving interviews to media or use as posts on social media.

For help with any of the above resources contact Ally at events@bcinvasives.ca.

Media Contact

Gail Wallin, Executive Director, Invasive Species Council of BC
(250) 305-9161

For more information on invasive species, visit the ISCBC website: bcinvasives.ca

News Releases

May 1, 2019 - Spread the Word - Invasive Species Action Month joint release by Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development and the Invasive Species Council of British Columbia.