The Coastal Invasive Species Committee (Coastal ISC) is a registered non-profit society serving the geographic areas of Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands and the Regional Districts of Powell River, Sunshine Coast, Mount Waddington and Strathcona, occurring on the Mainland coast (see map).
Communities, resources and ecosystems in the Coastal ISC service area are protected from the negative impacts of invasive alien species.
The Coastal ISC takes a leadership role to reduce the negative impacts of invasive alien species by:
- Outreach and education: Working with the community members. local governments, First Nations, industry, land managers, and others to exchange information and raise awareness about the impacts from, and management of, invasive alien species.
- Collaboration: Promoting efficient, cooperative management of invasive alien species.
- Advice: Providing advice and building capacity to manage invasive alien species.
- Management: Providing services to manage invasive alien species.
- Support: Seeking funding and other support to achieve the vision.
Our Service Area:
Our Constitution and Bylaws
The fundamental principles which govern the operation of the Coastal ISC is outlined in our Constitution and Bylaws document. Bylaws are the specific rules of guidance by which the Coastal ISC functions.
Our Members and Partners
The following agencies and groups are working in partnership with the Coastal ISC to achieve more effective management of invasive plants in the Coastal region: