B.C.’s invasive species warriors tackle turtles, knotweed, climate change and critics – CBC

Interesting to note this is happening while Congress is working to allow bilge water to be dumped in Puget Sound.

Invasive species experts have gathered in Richmond to strategize strikes against everything from Japanese knotweed to American bullfrogs with the only weapon that works — cooperation. The Invasive Species Council of B.C. (ISCBC) works to stop foreign plants and animals from taking over ecosystems in the province. With increased trade and travel and warmer winters, organizers say they face more challenges than ever controlling destructive invaders. Yvette Brend reports. (CBC)