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Protect BC Waters from Aquatic Hitchhikers

Clean. Drain. Dry. Principles: CLEAN off all plant parts, animals, and mud from boat and equipment (e.g. boots, waders, fishing gear). Use power wash station if available. DRA

Hunting Season is Just Around the Corner

The Lillooet area is an amazing place to enjoy the great outdoors. Outdoor enthusiasts have so many activities to choose from. There are awesome trails for hiking, mountain biking

Hazards of Soil Movement

Invasive species are easily spread through the relocation of soil and compost, hay mulch and grass seed. (Photo credits: Soil photo from, Fire Ant by Sean McCann)

Treatment of Invasive Species

Treatment of Invasive Species: Best Practices for Successful Management (Large site of Orange Hawkweed. Photo credit: It will come as no surprise to many pe

Workshop & Training Event Well-Attended

LRISS, St'at'imc Government Services and P'egp'ig'lha Council-T'it'q'et hosted a 2 day workshop and training event on May 16 & 17 at the P'egp'ig'lha Centre.  The Rural Di

Invasive Cartoons - Fun for All.

Who doesn't like to watch cartoons?  LRISS has recently tapped into the website called PowToon to create short animated videos about invasives. Our Executive Director designed

Seedy Saturday 2017 declared

Lillooet Food Matters is hosting their annual Seedy Saturday and has declared the event "Invasives-Free".  LFM has asked all of the participants not to sell or share invasive

Invasive Mussels closer to BC!

On November 30, 2016, the Governor for Montana declared a state of emergency for Montana's water bodies because invasive mussel larvae had been detected in the Canyon Ferry and Tib

Outreach at the Marble Canyon Campground and Lions Fishing Derby

LRISS had an awesome day doing outreach on Sunday, August 7. We first went to the Marble Canyon Campground and set up an info booth by the entrance. We had a great time talking wit

Outreach at the Haylmore Site

It was a fantastic event at the Haylmore Site in Gold Bridge on July 31st, 2016! A wine and cheese reception, showcasing William Matthews beautiful landcape paintings, was hosted

Tourism Kiosk Partnership

.Check out our new sign at the District of Lillooet's rest stop at the top of Station Hill.  We partnered with the District of Lillooet and Lillooet Naturalist Society in this

Bridge River Valley Survey

. LRISS is very interested to hear from Bridge River Valley residents! We have put a short survey out to help us focus our work in your area. It is helpful for us understand what

George M. Murray Elementary Weed Warriors

. On October 22nd, as part of a Stewardship Day, 80 George M. Murray school children partook in a competition to see which class could pull the most knapweed at the Upper Spawning

Invasive species week

LRISS is celebrating Invasive species week with the following events: Film night: The Lillooet Recreation Center is sponsoring the presentation of "The Silent Invasion", An Oregon

Walking with the Smolts

May 30 & 31: Walk through the invasive species tunnel. The "smolts" (children) will experience a simulation of the impacts that invasive species, "rock snot" and knapweed, have