Provincial Range Operations / Invasive Plant Program
The Invasive Plant Program is responsible for inventory and control of new and existing
invasive plant incidences on Crown land in BC, and for the development of new biological
Program staff are responsible for logistics planning, client interactions, and legislative
aspects related to preventing the introduction or spread of invasive plants. Implemented
control strategies are consistent with the principles of integrated pest management,
and treatment methods include prevention, cultural, manual / mechanical, chemical
and biological control.
Monitoring is an essential follow-up to treatments, in order to measure efficacy
and make adjustments to future treatments. The Invasive Plant Program works in co-operation
with the many local invasive plant/weed committees established across the province.
Invasive Plant Program staff:
"Healthy, functioning BC ecosystems, free of the impacts of invasive plants."