CSISS holds meeting to discuss invasive freshwater clams in Shuswap Lake

Invasive Species Society Holds Partner Meeting with Provincial Government Presentation and Community Discussion On January 20, 2021, the Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society (CSISS) held a partner meeting with 72 attendees, including local and provincial government representatives, non-profits, the regional district, Indigenous Peoples and other community members who are concerned Read more…

CSISS January Updates

CSISS January Updates Including 2020 Columbia Shuswap Invasive Mussel Monitoring Results Upcoming meetings (more details below): January 20th – Shuswap Invasive Clam Meeting March 9th – CSISS Land Manager Meeting – Save the date! Invasive Mussel Monitoring Results In 2020, CSISS sampled for invasive zebra and quagga mussels across the Read more…

Invasive Clam Stakeholder Meeting

On January 20th 2021, CSISS will be hosting an Invasive Clam Stakeholder Meeting to share information regarding the recent discovery of Corbicula fluminea (also known as Asian or Golden clams) in Shuswap Lake. A live population of Corbicula fluminea, a freshwater invasive clam, was found in the Shuswap Lake in Read more…

Autumn Newsletter

Fall Activities | Upcoming events + webinars |  Aquatic and terrestrial field program updates |  Invasive freshwater clam in the Shuswap | Eco Action Restoration Project | October is Firewood Month! | UPCOMING EVENTS  October 21: ISCBC webinar with CSISS board member Peter Tarleton: Impacts of Invasives on National Parks October 22   : Volunteers Needed! – Restoration planting day for Blanket Read more…

Summer 2020 e-Newsletter and field work video!

  Summer Activities |  Upcoming events  |  Aquatic and terrestrial field program updates  | Summer field work video | Meet our Program Assistant! | New Videos on our YouTube channel!  See Full Newsletter HERE UPCOMING EVENTS AND WAYS TO TAKE ACTION! August 15 th CSISS is hosting an educational booth at the base of Revelstoke Mountain Resort for the Revelstoke Wildflower Festival August 11th and 13thCSISS Read more…

May is the Month for Invasive Species Action!

Spring Events and Updates May is Invasive Species Action Month!  |  Save the date: CSSIS spring workshops go online  |  May and June events   |  Aquatic and terrestrial field program updates  |  New  YouTube channel!  CSISS Program updates  It is likely that many of our invasive species field operations will continue as planned, with necessary modifications to ensure the Read more…

Get to know our staff!

Laura Gaster- Field operations Program Coordinator   Laura has always loved working and living in the Columbia Shuswap region. She joined CSISS in 2015 and currently coordinates the Field Operations Program. From inventory to treatment to monitoring, Laura is dedicated to creating an efficient and effective program focusing on preventing Read more…

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