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$7.7 million in grants will help fight invasive plants in B.C.

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Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

$7.7 million in grants will help fight invasive plants in B.C.

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Summary of Invasive Plant Program grants provided in 2018

The recipients of the grants are as follows:

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada: $1,450,000 over four to five years
  • Boundary Invasive Species Society: $62,000 over two years
  • Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International: $780,000 over three years
  • Capital Regional District: $32,000 over three years
  • Cariboo Regional District: $687,000 over three years
  • Cariboo-Chilcotin Coast Invasive Plant Committee: $6,000 over two years
  • Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society: $130,000 over two years
  • City of Delta: $22,500 over three years
  • City of Richmond: $222,500 over three years
  • Coastal Invasive Species Committee: $26,000 over two years
  • Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society: $26,600 over two years
  • Columbia Shuswap Regional district: $40,500 over three years
  • Comox Valley Regional District: $37,500 over three years
  • Ducks Unlimited Canada-Canards Illimités Canada: $600,000 over three years
  • East Kootenay Invasive Species Council: $678,900 over three years
  • Fraser Valley Invasive Species Society: $102,000 over two years
  • Fraser Valley Regional District: $67,500 over three years
  • Invasive Species Council of British Columbia Society: $657,500 over three years
  • Invasive Species Council of Metro Vancouver: $66,000 over two years
  • Lillooet Regional Invasive Species Society: $83,000 over two years
  • Northwest Invasive Plant Council: $596,000 over two years
  • Okanagan and Similkameen Invasive Species Society: $162,600 over two years
  • Peace River Regional District: $144,000 over three years
  • Regional District of Central Okanagan: $40,500 over three years
  • Regional District of East Kootenay: $69,000 over three years
  • Regional District of Kootenay-Boundary: $127,500 over three years
  • Regional District of Mount Waddington: $24,000 over three years
  • Regional District of North Okanagan: $117,900 over three years
  • Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen: $37,500 over three years
  • Sea-to-Sky Invasive Species Council: $116,000 over two years
  • The Corporation of the District of North Cowichan: $22,500 over three years
  • The Nature Trust of British Columbia: $75,000 over three years
  • Thompson Rivers University: $300,000 over three years
  • Thompson-Nicola Regional District: $120,000 over three years

Total amount of invasive plant grants provided in 2018: $7,730,000 million

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