Upcoming Event: Ontario Phragmites Working Group Annual Meeting

Each year, the Ontario Phragmites Working Group gathers experts working in Phragmites management to share accomplishments, new learning, and upcoming initiatives to aid in the fight against Phragmites. Join the Ontario Phragmites Working Group for this virtual event on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. Each year, this unique event brings together professionals and passionate citizens from […]

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Upcoming Event: 2021 Ontario Invasive Plant Conference and Annual General Meeting

Each year, the Ontario Invasive Plant Council hosts a conference bringing together experts in the field of invasive plant management. This year’s conference will be held virtually on January 12, 2021. This year’s theme is Making Connections! This year’s theme will focus on the coordination of invasive plant management strategies. We will highlight the interconnectedness of […]

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EDRR Expansion Announcement: An Eastern Ontario Network!

The Ontario Invasive Plant Council is excited to be a partner alongside the Invasive Species Centre and the Eastern Ontario Model Forest with the new EDRR expansion! The Ontario Trillium Foundation has committed $258 500 over the next two years to the EDRR Expansion. This will help increase community participation in ecosystem conservation and restoration efforts. […]

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Play Clean Go Awareness Week June 6 – 13, 2020

The bad news: People spread invasive species with their boots, tires, boats, firewood, pets, and horses. The GOOD news: These are also the ways we can STOP invasives from spreading! PlayCleanGo Awareness Week takes place June 6 – 13, 2020. Learn more at: https://info.playcleango.org/awareness-week  #PlayCleanGoWeek, #invasivespecies   […]

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Grow Me Instead (Southern Ontario) guide, 3rd Edition, now available online

February 27, 2020. The Grow Me Instead (Southern Ontario) guide, 3rd Edition, is now available online! CLICK HERE This release marks the most notable update of this popular guide since its initial release in 2010. With nearly 40 new “invasives” and “alternatives” included, the guide remains a fixture for invasive-free gardening across Ontario. GMI Facts […]

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