Q - Who funds the Spotter’s Network program?
A - The Invasive Species Council of BC and the Vancouver Foundation.
Q - Where can I find more information about invasive plants?
A - There are several online sources available to you:
Q - What should I do if I find an invasive plant infestation or plant?
A - Once an "unwanted" invasive plant has been identified, it can be easily reported through a number of ways, including:
Contact your Regional Coordinator - You regional coordinator is available to help answer your questions and to assist you by collecting your invasive plant sighting information.
Call 1-888-WEEDSBC (1-888-933-3722) – this number will connect you with the Invasive Species Council of BC enabling you to then report your invasive plant finding.
Enter your data into the Ministry of Forests Report-A-Weed website. This tool takes you through 3 easy steps to report a suspected new sighting of an invasive plant in BC. Your report will be compared to known locations of the reported species, and will be sent directly to a provincial invasive plant specialist for your area who will action the report.
Q - How long does it take to host a workshop?
A - The workshop itself is approximately 1 hour; however the preparation time will vary depending on the host.
Q - How many people need to participate?
A - Workshops should have a minimum of 15 participants.