Welcome & News Blog
We would like to extend a huge thanks to the Community Foundation of Whistler and the American Friends of Whistler for their generous support which allowed us to purchase this tent, table cover, table, and display material. We are so much more effective in delivering educational material at public events with this fantastic looking set-up! It was put to good use at our recent Invasive Species Community Information Session and Pemberton Farmers Market. Come visit us at the upcoming "Crafty by Nature" event in Whistler this Saturday August 31st, the Squamish Farmer's Market the following Saturday (Sept 5th), and the next Saturday (Sept 12th) at the Brackendale Fall Fair.
Breanne and Kalenna set up and ready to spread awareness and offer advice about invasive species at our recent Community Information Session.
Spreading the word at the Pemberton Farmers Market.
"A lot of people are aware of the environmental impacts, but not the agricultural impacts,” said Clare Greenberg, executive director of the SSISC. “This is an attempt to boost that depth of understanding and help the farming community of Pemberton in the battle against invasive species. - See more at: http://www.whistlerquestion.com/news/pemberton/cam...
June is Invasive Species Action Month and we are excited to host community Weed Pulls throughout the corridor. Come out and learn about our local invasive plants, how to identify them, and how to remove them. Then get your hands dirty helping us clear out invaders and make room for our natural plants and animals to flourish. Bring your enthusiasm, your gardening gloves, and your friends! Find your local weed pull below:
Are you interested in joining SSISC this summer to help us remove invasive species at sites throughout the Sea to Sky Region?
If you are interested in the position and are eligible to participate in the Canada Summer Jobs program, please get in touch.
Full job description can be viewed here. Application due date has been extended and will now close Friday 24th April, 2015.
Hope to see you at our upcoming AGM and public forum on April 30th in Squamish!
We have organised a great line up of speakers for you, see draft agenda here .
Spring has sprung, and SSISC is hiring for the following positions:
- Invasive Species Management Crew Member
- Invasive Species Management Crew Member (Summer Student)
- Communications Assistant & Crew Member (Summer Student)
- Program Assistant
Please contact us at email@example.com if you would like to apply.
2015 AGM - SAVE THE DATE!!!
You may have noticed our new, orange, Donate Online button on the side bar of our website. It's not too late to donate to SSISC. Your donation is much appreciated and helps to fund our many operations. Tax receipts are provided immediately through the donation program.
Thanks in advance for your support!