Be part of the Solution
You may report invasive plant sightings:
Your weed sightings will be reviewed by an invasive plant specialist for your area,
who will coordinate follow-up activities with the appropriate local authorities.
by using one of the smartphone Report-A-Weed BC applications (download either the
iPhone app or the Android app) or
via the Reporting Page on the
BC Inter-Ministry Invasive Species Working Group
by sending an email to one of our Invasive Plant team members
You may also report an invasive plant by calling
Invasive plants, often called weeds, are plants that are not native to British Columbia,
and cause lasting environmental and economic harm. Some are toxic, or otherwise
harmful to humans or animals. These plants can establish and spread quickly, and
outcompete our native vegetation. Eradication and control efforts cost BC taxpayers
millions of dollars every year!
Now anyone in BC can easily submit invasive plant sites - simply choose from two
easy ways to report invasive plants electronically - fast, easy and effectively.
Report-a-Weed Mobile App
The mobile Report-a-Weed BC app is available free of charge for both iPhone and
Android platforms. It lets you report weed sightings anywhere in BC, in just a few
here For iPhone:
Your report will go to one of BC's invasive plant specialists, who will coordinate
follow-up activities with the appropriate local authorities.
A quick overview of the app and its many features can be viewed here.
Please note that the Report-a-Weed app can be used
off-line as well; simply complete the report, click 'Submit' and the report will
be sent as soon as you are back in cell coverage.
Download the Report-a-Weed mobile app now:
"Healthy, functioning BC ecosystems, free of the impacts of invasive plants."