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New Executive Director Hired!

New Executive Director Hired!

September 08, 2017

New Executive Director for the FVISS

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Targeted Grazing with Goats to Manage Invasive Species

Targeted Grazing with Goats to Manage Invasive Species

August 01, 2017

Last year the Fraser Valley Invasive Species Society in partnership with the City of Chilliwack and University of the Fraser Valley hosted Conrad Lindblom of Rocky Ridge Vegetation Management to conduct a demonstration on targeted grazing at a stormw

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Guidelines for Protecting Nesting Songbirds while Managing Himalayan Blackberry

Guidelines for Protecting Nesting Songbirds while Managing Himalayan Blackberry

March 22, 2017

I get a lot of questions from birders who want to manage Himalayan blackberry on their property, but who also don't want to destroy nesting habitat for songbirds. I wrote this guideline for protecting nesting birds while managing Himalayan blackberry for t

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Giant Hogweed - the Unfriendly Giant

April 15, 2016

Giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) may be described as 'majestic', 'spectacular', and 'brobdingnagian'. (Okay, maybe not that last one - I just needed a more spectacular word than 'gigantic'). Indeed, giant hogweed is all of these things, and it is e

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