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BC Invasive Mussel Defence Program: Invasive species series

May 13, 2021 - 6:00pm(PDT/PST)
Location: 
BCIA webinar
Vancouver (District 3)
PD hours: 
1

This is part of the Vancouver branch evening webinar series on Invasive Species.

Background on the ecology, distribution and impacts of invasive zebra and quagga mussels, and an overview of the BC Invasive Mussel Defence Program which includes the watercraft inspection stations, lake monitoring and outreach/education and information on how to report invasive mussels and other invasive species.

Dave Webster, Inspector, Aquatic Invasive Species, BCCOS; Martina Beck, Invasive Fauna Unit Head, BCMoE will speak about this invasive species.

Dave Webster: I have been with the BC Conservation Officer Service  for 27 years where during that time  I have held positions within Field Operations, Staff Training, Development and Recruitment and now as the Officer in Charge of the Aquatic Invasive Species Section

Martina Beck: I have been with the Ministry of Environment for seven years and involved with the delivery of the Invasive Mussel Defence Program since it first launched in 2015. I have a background in invasive freshwater fish ecology and I live in Victoria BC.

Date: Thurs, May 13 @ 6:00 pm

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