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Report: Okanagan Region Invasive Plant Strategy 2005

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The Ministry of Environment (MOE), Environmental Stewardship Division (ESD) is mandated to conserve biological diversity by reducing invasive plant populations to protect native plant communities and habitats.

Author:  Judy Millar; Crystal Klym

Date Published:  Dec 2005

Report ID:  20401

Audience:  Government and Public

Invasive plants are typically introduced to British Columbia (BC) by humans from foreign countries or to ecosystems outside of their natural distributions. These introduced invasive plants lack natural predators and pathogens that would otherwise keep their populations in check. A common characteristic of all invasive plants is their aggressive, competitive behaviour. Once established, invasive plants have a tremendous capacity to invade adjacent, undisturbed natural plant communities, displace wildlife and disrupt natural ecosystem functions. The purpose of the Okanagan Region Invasive Plant Strategy is to address invasive plant management issues within Okanagan Region Provincial Parks, Protected Areas, Ecological Reserves and Conservation Lands (Nature Trust of BC Lease-Back Lands and Wildlife Management Areas) in a proactive manner. Strategic Goals selected to guide the Invasive Plant Program include: Partnerships and Coordination; Education and Public Awareness; Research; Prevention; Early Detection; Rapid Response; and Integrated Management.

Report Type
  Vegetation
 
Subject
  Fish and Fish Habitat - Impact Assessment
  Fish and Fish Habitat - Research
  Invertebrates - Terrestrial
  Region - Okanagan
  Watershed Groups - 310 - Okanagan
 


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