Protecting Our Natural Areas From Invasive Species

Play Clean Go

Stop the spread of invasive species in your tracks

Don’t Move Firewood

Buy your firewood locally.
Buy local, burn local.

Clean Drain Dry

Once you leave the water, clean, drain, dry.

Don’t Let It Loose

Be a responsible pet/animal owner. Do not let it loose in the wild. 

Plant Wise

Choose plants that will thrive and not harm native ecosystems!


Registration has now opened for our second annual Nova Scotia Invasive Species Conference! As discussed, this event will take place in-person at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography on February 28th, 2023. Early bird registration is open now until the end of January, and we have discounts for students and virtual attendees.

Download the NSISC Conference 2023 Agenda

Learn how to stop the spread of invasive species.

The Nova Scotia Invasive Species Council (NSISC) aims to raise awareness and promote a coordinated response to the threat of invasive species in Nova Scotia. Our Steering Committee is comprised of volunteers from a variety of academic, government, and non-government organizations. 

In the news and upcoming events

Nova Scotia Invasive Species Conference

February 28th, 2023

Dog-Strangling Vine Weed Pull

Saturday, August 13, 9:00 am

Sesame Street, Kentville
Weed Pull