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Job Opportunity - NWIPC First Nations Coordinator

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EXPRESSION OF INTEREST - First Nations Partnership Coordinator and Program Assistant

Job Opportunity - NWIPC is looking for a First Nations Coordinator to join our team.


NWIPC Forms & Applications

Download and complete our forms and applications. To return forms, save file or scan completed document and email or mail to NWIPC. See forms for details.

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Land Owner Weed Removal Rebate Application - 2017

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

Community Weed Pull Application - 2017

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.

Funded Project Application - 2017

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


NWIPC Plans & 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 2016 Annual Report

The 2016 final annual report for NWIPC.

2017 NWIPC Prioritized Plant Lists by IPMA

2017 Target Plant Lists for the NWIPC by Invasive Plant Management Areas (IPMA). Each IPMA plant list is prioritized for management.

NWIPC 2017 Target Invasive Plant List

Comprehensive list of invasive plants targeted for treatment across the whole NWIPC operating area. Refer to 2017 Prioritized Plant Lists by IPMA for management priority.

Invasive Plant Management Areas (IPMA) across the NWIPC region

An map overview of the eight IPMAs.

NWIPC 2015 Annual Report

The 2015 final annual report for the NWIPC.

NWIPC Strategic Plan

The current NWIPC strategic plan, last updated April 21, 2015.

Policies & Procedures – Herbicide in Municipal/Residential areas

Herbicide treatment within municipal boundaries and residential areas. This policy addresses herbicide use on non-crown land. Approved November 22, 2012


Invasive Plant Information

General information found here

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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.

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

Scotch Broom Infestation in Naikoon Provincial Park

How to recognize and remove Scotch broom.

Japanese knotweed and Himalayan balsam information card

Describes 2 very invasive garden escapees.

Risk Assessment of Himalayan balsam Impatiens Grandiflora

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

FRPA Invasive Plant Identification Field Cards

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

Weed Free Forage & Straw Consumer Handout

Best practices and technical information about the use of Certified weed free straw and hay.

Weed Free Forage Pilot Program Standards

Inspection standards for the NEIPC and NWIPC weed free hay and weed free straw pilot project.

Targeted Grazing 2009: Canada and Bull Thistle

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

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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posted: June 2, 2017
Job Opportunity - NWIPC First Nations Coordinator

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