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On June 26th, CSISS Coordinator Natalie Stafl and Director Hamish Kassa attended a sucessful AGM and field tour hosted by our counterpart to the south, the Central Kootenay Invasive Plant Council (CKIPC). Here they are pictured in front of Japanese Butterbur, an invasive plant threatening this small creek running along an FSR near Kaslo, BC.

Thanks to everyone who came out to our Strategic Planning Meeting on June 20th in Revelstoke!
We had a great turnout with diverse representation from:


  • City of Revelstoke
  • City of Golden
  • City of Salmon Arm
  • CSRD
  • Parks Canada
  • Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
  • Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
  • BC Hydro
  • North Columbia Environmental Society
  • Wildsight Golden
  • Invasive Plant Council of BC
  • Illecillewaet Greenbelt Society
  • Silverwing Ecological Consulting  
  • Maltby Independent Consulting 

Thank you all for your participation and engagement! CSISS looks forward to developing partnerships and expanding our network with these and other partners in the future. Special thanks to MFLNRO, MOTI, CSRD and the City of Revelstoke for providing funding and support for this meeting.


Come help CSISS build its future!  We are having a strategic planning meeting on June 20th in Revelstoke, BC.

Come learn about invasive reproductive control, the provincial clean drain dry program and the top ten invasives to watch for in the region!

If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to