Public Resources

NWIPC Forms & Applications

Download and complete our forms and applications. See forms for how to return to the NWIPC.

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Land Owner Invasive Plant Removal Rebate (aka Weed Removal Rebate)

Landowners incurring a cost to control invasive weeds on their private land may be eligible for up to a 50% reimbursement of the contractor costs. The fund is limited. Applications are assessed on first-come, first-served basis.

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Community Invasive Plant Pull Application (aka Community Weed Pull)

Raise money for your community group and do something good for the environment at the same time! Your community group, or a non-profit group you designate, can earn up to $250 for pulling invasive plants in a sensitive area.

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Funded Project Application - 2018

Do you have an invasive plant management project you'd like to implement? Fill in the application for review by the NWIPC.

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NWIPC Invasive Plant Management Plans and Annual Reports

This group of documents provides information about the Northwest Invasive Plant Council (NWIPC) and the invasive plant species of concern across our operating area.

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NWIPC 2017 Annual Report

The 2017 NWIPC Annual Report is a summary of  on-the-ground work, special projects, and education and outreach activities

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NWIPC Invasive Plant Management Areas (IPMAs)

An map that shows the eight IPMAs that comprise the operating area of the NWIPC (~1/3 of the provincial landbase).

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NWIPC 2019 Target Invasive Plant List - comprehensive

The current list of invasive plants targeted for treatment across the whole NWIPC operating area in 2019.

For management priorities in our eight IPMAs, refer to the individual IPMA Target Plant Lists e.g., Haida Gwaii IPMA Target Plant List 2019

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Haida Gwaii IPMA Target Plant List 2019

Prioritized plan list specific to the Haida Gwaii IMPA for 2019.

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Bulkley IPMA Target Plant List 2019

Prioritized plan list specific to the Bulkley IMPA for 2018.

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Lakes District IPMA Target Plant List 2019

Prioritized plan list specific to the Lakes District IMPA for 2019.

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Nechako IPMA Target Plant List 2019

Prioritized plan list specific to the Nechako IMPA for 2019.

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Prince George IPMA Target Plant List 2019

Prioritized plan list specific to the Prince George IMPA for 2018.

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Robson Valley IPMA Target Plant List 2019

Prioritized plan list specific to the Robson Valley IMPA for 2019.

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Skeena IPMA Target Plant List 2019

Prioritized plan list specific to the Skeena IMPA for 2019.

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Stikine IPMA Target Plant List 2019

Prioritized plan list specific to the Stikine IMPA for 2019.

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NWIPC Contractor Guide - General

This guide provides an overview of the NWIPC, its operating principles, IPMA descriptions, treatment options, herbicide use legislation, applicator qualifications and responsibilities, contractor activity tracking, and basic inforamtion for entering data into the provincial Invasive Alien Plant Program (IAPP) database.

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Policies & Procedures – Herbicide in Municipal/Residential areas

This policy addresses herbicide use on non-crown land. Approved November 22, 2012

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Invasive Plant Information

General information found here

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Integrated Pest Management - 2017 AGM presenation

Integrated Pest Management is not just pulling and spraying weeds - Learn how you are already using many Integrated Pest Management principles to help deal with invasive species. This presentation was made at our 2017 AGM by Claire Watkins. 

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NWIPC Invasive Weed Brochure

Highlights 12 most unwanted invasive plants in the NWIPC area, prevention and control tips, and links to other resources.

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Feral Pigs Brochure from BC's Inter-Ministry Invasive Species Working Group

Information on feral pigs in BC and how to report them if you see them.

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Haida Gwaii Invasive Plant Brochure

A 2-page colour brochure listing Invasive Plants in the Haida Gwaii Forest District. Developed in 2008 by the NWIPC with BC Timber Sales, Chinook Divison

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Scotch Broom Infestation in Naikoon Provincial Park

How to recognize and remove Scotch broom.

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Japanese knotweed and Himalayan balsam information card

Describes 2 very invasive garden escapees.

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Risk Assessment of Himalayan balsam Impatiens Grandiflora

A risk assessment of Impatiens grandiflora, (Himalayan balsam/policeman's helmet) was completed in March 2010.

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FRPA Invasive Plant Identification Field Cards

Identification field cards for invasive plants covered by the Forest Range and Practices Act.

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Targeted Grazing 2009: Canada and Bull Thistle

Technical report on the 2009 targeted cattle grazing of invasive plants trial with insights from 2008.

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Be PlantWise - Grow Me Instead

This "Grow Me Instead" Brochure profiles BC’s most unwanted horticultural plants, and recommends a variety of native and non-invasive alternatives.

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News

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posted: November 7, 2018
2017 Annual Report

NWIPC's Annual Report for 2017 was released at our AGM in Smithers in October 2018. Check it out here.

posted: November 3, 2018
“WeedsBMP” App for Forage and Livestock Producers Now Available

Land owners and managers have long recognized the need to control invasive plants to limit their impacts. In May 2018, a new smartphone app...