B.C. grants $1.7 million to fight invasive plants

Additional funding available to Regional District Okanagan Similkameen for weed control

  • Apr. 16, 2013 10:00 a.m.


The provincial government is providing $1.7 million in new  grants to control the spread of invasive plants, Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson announced last week.

This funding is in addition to the $534,000 already  earmarked by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource  Operations for invasive plant control and management in 2013-14.

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen will receive  $15,000 in new grant funding.


Total amount of grants for 2013-14: $1,700,000.