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Invasive Species Centre and Canadian Food Inspection Agency Join Forces Against Invasive Species

On Thursday, June 15th, 2017 the Invasive Species Centre and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency signed a 5-year Memorandum of Understanding, where they agreed to work together to boost invasive species research, collaboration, and education activities. Read the full media release here.

Join us for the Second Annual Thunder Bay Garlic Mustard Pull

Free pizza and “How To” session begins at 6:00pm sharp! Pulling will begin at 6:30pm! Feel free to drop in at any time to lend a hand and learn about the impact of this invasive plant on urban biodiversity!

Please RSVP by email or phone with Colin at colin@oninvasives.ca or 705-748-6324 x281 to ensure we have enough food for everyone!



Watch Out for Invasive Species this Summer!

Learn about the ways you can help stop the invasion! If you're an angler or boater spending your time on the water, or if you're camping, hiking or gardening, there are many things you can do to prevent or stop the spread of invasive species this summer!

If you think you've spotted an invasive species, report it to Eddmaps or call the Invading Species Hotline at 1-800-563-7711!


Our Risk Assessment Database is Live!

Risk assessments are an important aspect of invasive species prevention, management, control and response. This database contains 586 risk assessments relevant to the Great Lakes region with more being added as they become available. The risk assessments were completed by a range of government and non-government organizations. We are planning to expand this database so reach out to us if you're interested. Check out the database here


                        ICAIS 2017- Register Now!


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

To register for the event click here


The preliminary program is now available! View it or download it here.

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