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Abrasive, Pervasive and Invasive – Taking On B.C.’s Foul Flora

Abrasive, Pervasive and Invasive – Taking On B.C.’s Foul Flora

Baby’s Breath, Black Henbane and Giant Hogweed. No, we’re not in Harry Potter’s potion class, and we’re not casting spells. These are just some examples of the invasive plants growing along our roadsides. We’ve talked a bit about invasive plants in a previous post, but we’re adding something new to our arsenal. Signs. It may not look like much, but these signs (like the one in the picture) warn our maintenance contractors not to disturb the site until it...

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Stop the Invasion – We Want You…to Adopt a Highway

You may not be aware, but there is a quiet invasion going on out there! Now we’re not talking about invaders from space. More like Black Henbane, Giant Hogweed and Scotch Broom, but these invaders are spreading fast, and they’re doing their best to take over our roadsides. That’s why this year the ministry included invasive plant management in to our Adopt a Highway program. The introduction of invasive plant management puts B.C. ahead of the curve in invasive...

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