Resources and Links

Lillooet Plantwise Guide

Click here to access the Lillooet Plantwise Guide, an eBook created by LRISS in partnership with Splitrock Environmental which is intended to provide gardeners and landscapers in the Lillooet Region with information on how to identify the top invasive garden plants and offers native alternatives to "Grow Instead".

Getting Started with the Top 5 Links

There are so many websites and so much information.  These are the top 5 links that we suggest will provide you with the majority of what you need to know in the world of invasives:

Best identification GuideField Guide To Noxious Weeds and other Invasive Plants of British Columbia

Best Guides on the Treatment of Invasives:  Seven Steps to Managing Your Weeds: A Manual for Integrated Weed Management in BC; A Guide to Weeds In British Columbia

Best Link for Industry Best Management Practices: Invasive Species Council of BC Publications

Best Overall Website for Agriculture in BC:  Ministry of Agriculture Plant Health

Best Website to find Invasive Plant Sites in BC: Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources Operations & Rural Development’s Invasive Alien Plant Program

When you have more questions and need more details, scroll down for a list of other resources.

Local Links

Quick Links to Documents

Training Presentations

Invasive Insects

Regional Invasive Species Organizations in British Columbia

Invasive committees operate invasive species programs in a specific region. Committee activities vary from on-the-ground management of invasive plants and/or species, community outreach and partnerships. Links to these organizations are below:

BC Resources

Links to Other Provinces

Canadian Resources 

US Resources

Ecosystem Information

These sites can help you identify what values you have on your property (like wildlife), why they are important and how to protect them from invasives.

  • BC Frogwatch Program
  • BC Species and Ecosystems Explorer: This Ministry of Environment site allows you to search for plants or animals that are designated at risk due to a variety of reasons like low population numbers or lack of habitat.
  • E-Fauna BC: An in-depth database of animals, including invasive species, in BC.
  • E-Flora BC: An in-depth database of plants, including invasive species, in BC.
  • BC Grasslands Conservation Council: GCC is dedicated to uncovering the complexity and abundance of grasslands, sharing that information, and supporting policies and practices to protect them.