In this Newsletter: New Staff | Blanket Creek Restoration Update | CSISS is Hiring | New Boot Brush Kiosks Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Upcoming Events |  Save The Date: CSISS 2021 AGM
Blanket Creek Restoration Project update:

Native flowers are in full bloom and our staff are watering restoration sites regularly to help plants make it through the hot summer months! Read more about the multi-year project here.

🌟New Staff Member 🌟

Jess Booth is the CSISS Invasive Species Program Assistant for 2021. She has a Bachelor of Outdoor and Environmental Education- Natural Resource Education from Australia. Jess is interested in sharing knowledge of invasive species in the Columbia-Shuswap and will be involved with the Outreach program primarily. Her position is made possible in part with the generous Columbia Basin Trust Job Experience wage subsidy.

Volunteers needed!

Looking for ways to get involved? We are looking for two keen volunteers to join CSISS staff in deadheading invasive yellow flag iris on Little White Lake near Salmon Arm for one day. The work will involve canoeing and clipping seed heads to prevent further spread of yellow flag iris in wetland areas.

Contact us if you are interested!

Brushing off the spread of invasive species, with new boot brush stations and signage! CSISS in partnership with BC Parks and the City of Revelstoke encourage trail users to ‘Clean Play Go’ to prevent the spread of non-native plant species along trail networks in the Columbia Shuswap region.
Our staff will be busy this summer educating boaters about aquatic invasive species across the region. You can learn more preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species here
CSISS is looking for an Interim Terrestrial Field Program Coordinator! 
Job posting closes July 26th
CSISS is looking for an interim Field Coordinator to cover a 12-18 month parental leave. The Field Coordinator will be primarily focused on managing the invasive plant management program, as well as working with stakeholders, to ensure a coordinated approach to invasive species management in the region. See full job posting here.
Guest speakers including Chandra Moffat on biocontrol in the region and Frank Joe from Splatsin First Nation.
More upcoming events.

Come visit us at farmer’s markets and events throughout the region or join us for community weed pulls and restoration events in July and August! 

July 21st- Golden Farmer’s Market
July 22nd- Skimikin Lake Rec Site volunteer weed pull (9 am- 12 pm, join us!)
July 24th- Revelstoke Farm and Craft Market
July 23rd- Clean Drain Dry boater outreach in Sicamous
July 31st- Info booth at Revelstoke Mountain Resort for Revy Wildflower Festival

August 4th- Plant ID walk and plant press making workshop at Revelstoke Greenbelt

August 13th- Martha Creek Provincial Park volunteer weed pull
August 14th-  Clean Drain Dry boater outreach at Shuswap Lake Provincial Park

Thanks for your support!
CSISS is a registered charity, make a donation HERE or (by cheque or cash) and mail to Box 2853, Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0. Receipts available.

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