2021 Events

Check back for information on Upcoming Events from Coastal ISC.

Outreach Table – Quw’utsun Sta’lo’ Skweyul Cowichan River Day 

Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 9am – 2pm

Visit Coastal ISC at our outreach table during the Quw’utsun Sta’lo’ Skweyul Cowichan River Day. Gather at 222 Cowichan Way, Duncan for a short walk down to the river.

2021 Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 from 10am – 12pm

This year’s AGM was held virtually via zoom. The AGM is usually open to public and all Coastal ISC members. This year, due to Covid and staffing issues, Coastal ISC held a closed AGM. Please email us if the AGM meeting outcomes are of interest to you.

Past Events

2020 Annual General Meeting

Thursday, December 3, 2020 from 12:30pm – 3pm

The 2020 AGM will be held as a virtual ZOOM meeting, and is open to the public and all Coastal ISC members. Advance registration is required. Should you wish to attend, please email us. You will be provided a link to the meeting on the morning of December 3, 2020.  


2019 Plant ID Workshops

We run Plant ID Workshops for various organizations that are concerned with invasive plant infestations on public lands (such as parks or landfills), and Nurseries. If you would like to inquire about setting up a workshop for your organization, contact us.

Coastal ISC Forum, AGM and Field Tour

Thursday, September 11, 2019 from 9:30am – 3:30pm

Location: Qualicum Beach Civic Centre, East Hall, 747 Jones Street. Stay tuned for a full list of exciting speakers and field tour topics! Registration now open, register today!

2019 Comox Valley Farmers Market Booth

June 22, 2019

Our booth was set up at the busy farmers market located at the Exhibition Grounds – 4839 Headquarters Rd, Courtenay. We handed out pamphlets, ran mini identification workshops, and answered questions. We helped people learn about Coastal ISC’s free services for removing Knotweed and Hogweed from most homeowners properties in the Comox Valley (and other districts).

2019 Cumberland Preschool Community Weed-Pull

May 15 – 16, 2019

The Hand-in-Hand Early Childhood Nature Education Program focuses on outdoor learning and teamed up with the Coastal ISC to remove Scotch Broom and Himalayan Blackberry from their outdoor classroom. Thank you to all the teachers, students, and parents that helped out and were enthusiastic to learn about invasive plants.

MAY is BC Invasive Species ACTION month

Check out each week’s theme and resources: information sheets, a special daily species profile, a new youth activity resource, and other resources highlighting the weekly theme. 

2019 Invasive Plant Work Party

Saturday, May 13th, 2017. 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Palm Beach Regional Park, Powell River. See More Info.

2019 Comox Valley Seedy Saturday Booth

Our booth handed out info packets about invasive species and answered questions from gardeners and interested citizens.