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Welcome to the Sea to Sky Invasive Species Council, a non-profit society that works to minimize the negative impacts caused by invasive species on the south coast of British Columbia, Canada, in cooperation with organizations, First Nations, governments and industry.

Executive Director - Fri Mar 30, 2018 @ 01:39PM
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SSISC is Hiring! Join our Team!


We currently have 3 positions available:

Education & Outreach Coordinator

Field Crew Lead Hand

Invasive Species Crew Member (Student)


Please see job descriptions (links above) for more information and application due dates.



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Executive Director - Thu Mar 15, 2018 @ 04:59PM
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Download the draft agenda for the AGM & Guest Speaker Session  .

Download the draft agenda for the Land Manager Planning Session  .

We hope you can make it!


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Executive Director - Tue Feb 13, 2018 @ 02:55PM
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SSISC is hiring for the following summer student placements!

Education & Outreach Assistants  (2 positions)

Field Crew Members  (3 positions)

Applications due Feb 20th 



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Outreach Coordinator - Wed Aug 16, 2017 @ 03:21PM
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Looking for a local business to do your landscaping, yard care, or earthmoving? We recommend the following, who have completed our training program and are Invasive-Free Certified! Watch this week's Pique Newsmagazine for the ad!


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Admin & Programs Asst. - Wed Aug 02, 2017 @ 10:19AM
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Community Invasive Plant Pull Whistler

Meet at the corner of Mons Rd and Mons Ct.

Come out and help remove invasive Common Burdock from Whistler's Valley Trails!
Bring gardening gloves if you have them.
Snacks & refreshments provided!

For more information please contact:
ssisc.outreach@gmail.com
or call 250-814-7720 


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Admin & Programs Asst. - Wed Aug 02, 2017 @ 10:05AM
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Community Invasive Plant Pull Squamish 


Meet at Cliffside Pub Parking in Valleycliffe


Come out and help remove invasive Himalayan Balsam from our Squamish ecosystems!
Bring gardening gloves if you have them.
Snacks & refreshments provided!
For more information please contact:
ssisc.outreach@gmail.com
or call 250-814-7720

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Outreach Coordinator - Thu May 25, 2017 @ 08:47AM
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Calling all Landscapers, horticulturists, and earthmovers of the Sea to Sky! Our Invasive Free Certification program is up and running for its 7th year and we want YOU to join us! Become certified and receive up to date invasive species training, advice and consultation, referrals, reduced disposal rates for invasives, and exposure through our website, print ads, and social media! You are a key player in helping to stop the spread of invasives in the Sea to Sky. 

Sign up by emailing ssinvasives.programs@gmail.com, or find more info here


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Admin & Programs Asst. - Wed May 24, 2017 @ 01:56PM
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Walk and talk with us to learn about local invasive species. Everyone welcome!

To RSVP visit our eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/alien-invaders-of-the-sea-to-sky-tickets-34706417830

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Admin & Programs Asst. - Wed May 24, 2017 @ 01:49PM
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Come out to Alpha Lake and learn how you can help survey our lakes and rivers for Yellow Flag Iris. Learn how to identify and report this invasive plant.

Bring your SUP, canoe, or kayak and head out to patrol the lake for Yellow Flag Iris (optional)! Yellow Flag Iris is an invasive species that takes over wetlands, lakes, and rivers, out-competing native species, reducing biodiversity, and blocking water flow. Patches of this plant that are reported will be removed from the wetland or lake. 

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Admin & Programs Asst. - Wed May 24, 2017 @ 01:36PM
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Come out to Alice Lake and learn how to spot, identify, and report invasive Bullfrogs and Red Eared Slider turtles. Local amphibian and reptile specialists will share how to tell invasive species apart from native species.  

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