CBC Up North’s Jonathan Pinto spoke to Lauren Bell, Program Manager at the Invasive Species Centre, about the Community Science Tree Check program. Click here to learn how you can help monitor the health of trees in your neighbourhood.
The Invasive Species Centre is excited to announce the launch of the Community Science Tree Check Campaign. This initiative aims to support and promote tree checking, along with the outreach and monitoring efforts of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), Continue Reading
The Invasive Species Centre is pleased to announce the recipients of the Education and Community Action Microgrant Awards for Ontario as part of the Invasive Species Centre’s 10-Year Anniversary celebrations. The Invasive Species Centre has awarded 24 microgrants of $1,000 Continue Reading
Updated March 26, 2021 Zebra/Quagga mussels found in moss ball products across Canada: Learn proper disposal and reporting Invasive Zebra and/or Quagga mussels have been identified in moss ball products sold in stores in the United States. At this time, there are Continue Reading
Image from CTV. The quagga mussel population has grown to such a level that it could have devastating consequences for animals and humans alike. The Invasive Species Centre’s Sarah Rang spoke with CTV Your Morning to discuss the impact of Continue Reading
By: Liam Brechin, ISC Business Development & Communications Intern Stories about invasive species often tell of the challenges that are presented to our natural landscapes. While it may seem overwhelming at times, there are many stories that are instead driven by the success achieved by overcoming these challenges. We find Continue Reading
Invasive Species Centre and partners advocate for increased funding and early response ahead of the 2021 Federal Budget, with a focus on COVID-19 economic recovery. The Invasive Species Centre and partners (Ducks Unlimited Canada, Federation of Ontario Cottagers’ Associations, Nature Continue Reading
Do you have questions about invasive species? Are you concerned about a potential introduction in your area or are you just looking for more information? The Invasive Species Centre staff is available to field your questions. Find out ways to ask Continue Reading