The Cariboo Regional District (CRD) is strongly committed to operating an invasive plant management program to protect our range and timber lands for the economic and environmental benefit of all British Columbians.
The following activities are undertaken by the Cariboo Regional District within its mandate:
- Coordinating and cooperating with other organizations, both public and private, to ensure that effective and acceptable invasive plant control measures are carried out;
- Conducting on-the-ground treatments of invasive plants chemically, biologically, mechanically, or culturally;
- Providing information and advice to property owners;
- Loaning spray equipment to the public to encourage invasive plant control on private land;
- Dispensing demonstration amounts of herbicide to private landowners, other agencies , and corporate stakeholders;
- Providing one-time treatments of invasive plants on private land;
- Undertaking public education initiatives aimed at raising awareness about invasive plants and the problem they create;
- Enforcing the CRD's Invasive Plant Management Regulation Bylaw No. 4514; and,
- Maintaining a GIS-based mapping system relative to areas infested with invasive plants.