Invasive Species Council of Metro Vancouver


Our staff and board wish you all the best for during this challenging time. We are following all recommended protocols to help control the spread of COVID‐19 while supporting our ability to continue to work and share resources. We continue to monitor updates and recommendations from WorkSafe BC, HealthLink BC, the Public Health Agency of Canada, BC Centre for Disease Control, the Provincial Government and the partners that we work with.

Vegetation management work that supports environmental remediation/monitoring is an essential service recognized by Emergency Management BC. Our operations work is expected to continue as normal during the 2021 field season.

We are still available by phone, e-mail, online and through social media. Our contact information is available here. For upcoming events and online offerings, check the events list below. Please note that our office at the Adanac Fieldhouse is currently closed to public events and visitors.


The Invasive Species Council of Metro Vancouver is a non-profit society that is working to improve the way invasive species are managed in the Metro Vancouver region.


There are many biological invaders in our region that threaten the environment, economy and public safety. The purpose of this site is to provide you with information about invasive species, specitfic species of interest in our region, control methods, ISCMV's services and to keep you updated on invasive species activities in the region.

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Target Species

Purple Loosestrife
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Yellow Archangel
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Yellow Toadflax
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Common Periwinkle
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English Ivy
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Giant Hogweed
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Himalayan Blackberry
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Orange Hawkweed
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Scotch Broom
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Yellow Flag Iris
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Glenbrook Ravine Weed Pull - September 2021 photo

Upcoming Events

Glenbrook Ravine Weed Pull - September 2021

September 25, 2021

Join us for a weed pull to restore Glenbrook Ravine!

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