Invacost: The Cost of Invasive Species

Invasive species are spread around the world as people, animals, cargo, and ships travel from place to place. The changing climate is increasing the spread of invasives. With temperature changes in both air and water, species are shifting locations to Continue Reading

Spreading the Word, Not the Species with Podcasts!

The Invasive Species Centre (ISC) has launched their own Don’t Let It Loose campaign! The ‘it’ in our slogan refers to domestic pets like fishes, invertebrates, aquatic plants, reptiles, amphibians, or mammals that can become invasive when released into natural Continue Reading

Spotted lanternfly: Knocking on Canada’s door

By: Madison Sturba, Training and Outreach Intern Spotted lanternfly (SLF; Lycorma delicatula) is lurking dangerously close to the Canadian border. These 1-inch planthoppers may seem harmless given their small size and colourful butterfly-like appearance, but they can destroy native and Continue Reading