Wednesday, October 18th from 9:00am-3:30pm

Qualicum First Nation Hall
5850 River Road, Qualicum Beach, BC

Join us for a day of knowledge sharing focused on invasive  species prevention, collaboration and action!

This event is free to attend.


Click here to access the full event agenda.


Becky Brown, Ministry of Forests

Harry Alfred, Namgis First Nation

Vanessa Sharkey and Cory Cliffe, 7 Generation Stewards Society

Katie Turner, District of Saanich Pulling Together Volunteer Program

Patrick Devereaux, qathet Regional District

Tamara Slobogean, Invasive Species Council of BC

Field Tours

Attendees will select one field tour to attend in the afternoon.  Attendees will be responsible for transportation to and from the field tour.  Directions and parking information will be provided.

Best Management Practices for Removing Key Invasive Species

Presented by: Carrie Reid, Qualicum First Nation, and Jessica Bayley, Coastal ISC

Location: Qualicum First Nation Hall, 5850 River Road, Qualicum Beach, BC

Native Plant Options for Successful Restoration After Invasive Species Removal 

Presented by: Cyndi Hampton and Jim Roberts, Streamside Native Plant Nursery

Location: Streamside Native Plants Nursery,7455 Island Hwy, Bowser, BC

Invasive Canada Goose Control on the Little Qualicum River

Presented by: Tim Clermont, Guardian of our Salish Estuaries (GoOSE)

Location: Little Qualicum River Estuary, 1085 Surfside Road, Qualicum Beach, BC

Invasive Marine Species and Impacts on Food Harvesting and Ecology  

Presented by: Thomas Therriault, Department of Fisheries and Oceans 

Location: Deep Bay Marine Field Station, 370 Crome Point Road, Bowser, BC

AGM Information 

Wednesday, October 18th from 1:00m-1:30pm

We invite those not attending the Coastal Invasive Species Fall Forum and Field Tour to join our AGM virtually by registering here.


The following documents will be referenced during the AGM:

  1. 2023 AGM Agenda
  2. 2022 AGM Meeting Minutes
  3. 2022 Balance Sheet
  4. 2022 Statement of Operations
  5. 2023 Proposed Budget