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OIPC information material

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OIPC AGM 2013 Clean Equipment

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Dog-strangling Vine

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Invasive Honeysuckle

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Gaint Hogweed and the OIPC Coordinator

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OIPC Garlic Mustard Pull in Haliburton

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new OIPC Activity book

The Ontario Invasive Plant Council (OIPC) is a multi-sector, non-profit group committed to the collaboration of organizations and citizens in order to more effectively respond to the threat of invasive plants in Ontario.

Save the Date!

This year's AGM will be held in Peterborough ON, on Sept 15/16.  Information will be updated soon.

 

 

Would you like to become a member of OIPC?

Click HERE to read more and get the registration form!.   

 

We have completed all of our webinars!

 

 

webinar announcement

What's New
  • The deadline to submit an abstract for this years AGM is July 16th. For more information click here.
  • This year's AGM is being held in partnership with the Society for Ecological Restoration Ontario.  It will be located in Peterborough, ON Sept 15/16.  Day 1 will be field tours and Day 2 will be presentations.  Hope to see you there!
  • The OIPC has just completed it's first children's activity book!!! check it out here.
  • Ontario's proposed Invasive Species Act. (Bill 126) is submitted for Second Reading.  OIPC provided a position paper. See the progress.
  • Two more BMPs have been added to the to the website! check them out: Wild Parsnip and Invasive Honeysuckles
  • The OIPC has just completed two more BMPs!  check out our White Sweet Clover and European Black Alder BMPs for details on identification, history, distribution, control and management of these two species.  
  • The OIPC has a new brochure!  Download, print, share & learn more about the Invasive Plant Council.
  • Download the new Landowner's Guide to Managing and Controlling Invasive Plants in Ontario here. Includes tips & advice to help landowners protect their property from the impact of invasive plants & step-by-step instructions on how to develop a management plan for your property.   
  • Dealing with Garlic Mustard?  Download the new "Garlic Mustard Best Management Practices in Ontario" (& for resources on controlling this and other invasive plants, please visit our Control Information page). 
  • Choosing non-invasive plants for your garden just got easier! Visit our Youtube channel & check out our "Garden Invader" & "Garden Saver" video series.
  • Clean Equipment Protocol For Industry: Inspecting and Cleaning Equipment for the Purposes of Invasive Species Prevention.  See Take Action - Support for Municipalities page
  • A Guide to the identification and control of exotic invasive species in Ontario's hardwood forests.  See Info & Resources Publications...Partner Publications (near bottom of page).
  • We are seeking nurseries to participate in the Province-wide expansion of the Grow Me Instead Nursery Recognition Program - please contact us for more information
  • Early Detection Page!! We have been updating this page with new invaders which have a potential to invade Ontario.  To find out more about these species go to our Early detection page!
  • Grow Me Instead - The guide is complete! click here for a PDF version, or contact the coordinator for print copies 
  • Giant Hogweed Managers List is now available, click here for the PDF
  • Giant Hogweed Impersonators - see what other plants may be confused with Giant Hogweed; provided by Halton Conservation