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Fighting back against invasive weeds

Almost any farmer or rancher you talk to has a problem weed. In the East Kootenay you’ll often hear people cursing spotted knapweed in the…

Plants that sting and burn

What to be cautious of and how to identify dangerous plants A recent post on an Elk Valley local’s Facebook page has gone viral after…

Community restoration event July 4

The City of Fernie, East Kootenay Invasive Species Council, West Fork Resource Management and the Elk River Alliance are teaming up for a community restoration…

The impacts of invasive species

Invasive species harm ecosystems, economies, and human health across the globe. In the East Kootenay, some invasive plant species have had devastating effects on ranch…

Public invited to upcoming EKISC AGM

The public is invited to the East Kootenay Invasive Species Council’s 2019 Annual General Meeting and Speaker Forum. The AGM will take place May 9…