BC Invasive Species Month

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May is Invasive Species Action Month in BC

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Japanese Knotweed

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Spotted Knapweed

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Yellow Flag Iris

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Yellow Flag Iris removal

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Yellow Hawkweed

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East Kootenay Events

EKISC 2019 Annual General Meeting and Speaker Forum

Date: May 9, 2019
Time: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm 
Location: Heritage Inn Hotel & Convention Centre, 803 Cranbrook St N, Cranbrook, BC V1C 3S2
Overview: This year's theme, “Research for the Future,” invites guest speakers to speak on a wide-range of topics about up-to-date research and information in the invasive species in the RDEK. Read more and register

Priority Invasive Plant Identification Course Invermere

Date: May 21, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: College of the Rockies - Invermere Campus
Overview: This professional level course identifies the top priority invasive plant species across the East Kootenay region. These species have known sites in the region with varying degrees of establishment. Proper identification of these species is critical to preventing new infestations. Read more and register.

Invasive Plant Management Techniques - Cranbrook

Date: May 28, 2019
Time: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: College of the Rockies Cranbrook Campus, 2700 College Way, Cranbrook, BC V1C 5L7
Overview: This introductory level course teaches proper management techniques for people who manage invasive plants at an operational level. Read more and register.

Invasive Plant Management Techniques - Invermere

Date: May 30,2019
Time: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: College of the Rockies - Invermere Campus, Invermere, BC V0A
Overview: This introductory level course teaches proper management techniques for people who manage invasive plants at an operational level. Read more and register.