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Your resource for information on invasive insects, plants and pathogens that threaten 
Canada’s forests
 


 

 


Recent News

 

Invasive Species Awareness Week is Feb. 21-27 2017! and the Invasive Species Centre, along with Forests Ontario and the Ontario Invasive Plant Council are ready to celebrate! In honour of being invasive species aware, we want youth to think about what to do when you spot an invader. Grade 4 - 8 classes across Ontario can take part for a chance to win great prizes! 

Download the digital package here. 
Download the Submission Template here. 


Beech Bark Disease Workshop - This September, the Invasive Species Centre hosted a professionals’ workshop in Huntsville Ontario to highlight beech bark disease (BBD). Discussions and presentations held at this workshop will contribute to an Ontario focused beech bark disease best management practices (BMP) guide, currently under development.  This workshop initiated collaboration between international experts on beech bark disease from academia, industry, and government. Participants from Ontario, Quebec, New York, and Michigan were in attendance.


   
Dr. Ralph Nyland (SUNY) describing the impacts of beech bark disease at the September 2015 workshop in Huntsville Ontario, hosted by the Invasive Species Centre. Photo by Sebastien Meunier, Quebec MFFP.




  September 16, 2015 - Invasive Hemlock Pest Found at More Sites in West Michigan. The hemlock woolly adelgid had been confirmed in Ottawa and Muskegon counties in Michigan. Read the press release here
 



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