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Pesticide Use Permit

Spartina Pesticide User Permit #138-0211-2016/2019

Pesticide Use Permit for eradication of invasive intertidal cordgrasses (Spartina anglica, S. patens, S. densiflora).

Provincial Pest Management Plans

Pest Management Plans (PMP) ouline an Integrated Pest Management approach for the control of invasive plants on provincial Crown land, and includes prevention strategies, manual/mechanical treatment methods, biological and cultural control methods, and chemical control methods. For more information, see our Integrated Pest Management page.

Our plans cover specific areas of the province: Southern Interior, Central and Northern BC, South Coastal, and South Coastal Mainland. Please see below for document links and associated maps.

Southern Interior

Southern Interior PMP

The confirmed Multi-Agency Pesticide Management Plan for the southern interior of British Columbia, in effect May 1st, 2014.


Central and Northern BC

Central and Northern PMP

  • Multi-Agency Integrated Pest Management Plan for Central and Northern BC.
    View pdf

    [pdf, 1.7 MB, posted June 24, 2015]


South Coastal PMP

South Coastal PMP

The confirmed Multi-Agency Pesticide Management Plan for the south coastal area of British Columbia, including all of Vancouver Island, in effect May 1st, 2014.

NEW - South Coastal Mainland

Multi-Agency Pest Management Plan (Ministries of Transportation and Infrastructure; Forest, Lands & Natural Resource Operations; and Environment - BC Parks and Protected Areas).

In effect June 2016.


"Healthy, functioning BC ecosystems, free of the impacts of invasive plants."