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Early Detection Rapid Response Program for BC Invasive Plants


The provincial government, through the Inter-Ministry Invasive Species Working Group (IMISWG), leads implementation of BC Early Detection Rapid Response (EDDR), in partnership with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and with cooperation and participation of key land managers and stakeholders throughout BC and adjacent jurisdictions.


Frequently Asked Questions about EDRR:

  What Is Early Detection Rapid Response?

  How Does The BC EDRR Program Work?

EDRR Resources

Invasive Plant EDRR Plan for BC
Published by the BC Inter-Ministry Invasive Species Working Group

The purpose of the Invasive Plant Early Detection Rapid Response Plan for BC (BC EDRR Plan) is to provide detailed direction on the decisions and actions required to identify, assess, and respond to new plant species incursions anywhere in British Columbia.

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