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Job Opportunity


We are currently recruiting a hard-working, motivated, and dedicated individual to fill the position of Early Detection and Rapid Response (EDRR) Network Coordinator who will report to the Partnership and Science Manager. View the full posting here.


We are thrilled to announce that The Invasive Species Centre is a recipient of a Grow Grant provided by the Ontario Trillium Foundation! This grant will allow the ISC to continue our efforts in leading the Early Detection and Rapid Response Network of volunteer citizen scientists across multiple communities in Ontario. The ISC has received a grant of $361,400 over the course of 24 months to assist in the reduce the possibility of introduction and spread of already existing invasive species in Ontario. Encouraging Ontarians to support a healthy and sustainable environment, this initiative is helping individuals to participate in ecosystem conservation and restoration efforts. We look forward to continuing this work in collaboration with the Ontario Invasive Plant Council and the Invading Species Awareness Program and other community partners through 2019! Visit http://edrrontario.ca/ to learn more! 



Don't let invasives into your garden, try planting these and other native species instead! They look great, and they don't threaten Ontario's biodiversity. For more info on what plants are good for your garden check out these Grow Me Instead guides.


                        ICAIS 2017 Registration Now Open


The registration for the 20th International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species is now open! 

To register for the event click here

For more information visit icais.org, and be sure to follow ICAIS on Twitter and LinkedIn





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