Be Plant Wise - why YOU should care about Invasives

September 03, 2016

PlantWise is a provincial program that supports the (ornamental) horticulture industry's transition to become invasive-free, and is helping gardeners and industry understand which plants are invasive and harmful to our communities, and to make 'PlantWise' choices. To achieve these goals, ISCBC works collaboratively with plant growers, retailers, specifiers, and landscapers across BC.

Why be concerned about invasive plants? Invasive plants are usually as beautiful and functional as non-invasive plants, making them hard to differentiate. They are recognized globally as the second greatest threat to biodiversity! Invasive plants have unique characteristics that other plants lack, allowing them to out-compete native vegetation and cause environmental and economic harm.

The NEW Plant Wise web page and App is now available by clicking on this link


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