Watch For - Poses a significant threat (very high risk) and does NOT presently occur in the region OR is relatively new to the region and is very limited in extent.
High - High risk/impact; limited population with significant potential to spread in the region.
Medium - Medium risk/impact; limited distribution – broader population distribution with potential to spread further in a region.
Low - Low risk/impact; may be widespread or not, may be of concern in specific situations with certain high values – e.g. specific agriculture crops. Some species may be treated primarily with biological control agents.

The following species have been identified as a risk or very prevalent in your selected region:
REGIONAL DISTRICT OF OKANAGAN SIMILKAMEEN

Click on one of the images below to get more information on that Invasive Species.

Bullfrog
Photo By - Frank Ritcey
Rush Skeletonweed
Photo By - Lisa Scott
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Photo By - BC Ministry of Agriculture
European Fire Ant
Photo By - Lisa Scott
Zebra and Quagga Mussels
Photo By - Lisa Scott
Eastern Grey Squirrel
Photo By - Rick Howie
European Starling
Photo By - Paul Graham
Apple Clearwing Moth
Photo By - Dr. Gary Judd
Spotted wing drosophila
Photo By - Dr. Sheila Fitzpatrick
Tansy ragwort
Photo By - Lisa Scott
Leafy spurge
Photo By - Lisa Scott
Puncturevine
Photo By - Lisa Scott
Hoary Alyssum
Photo By - Lisa Scott
Burdock
Photo By - Lisa Scott
Longspine sandbur
Photo By - Lisa Scott
Eurasian Watermilfoil
Photo By - OASISS
Spotted and diffuse knapweed
Photo By - Lisa Scott
Scotch thistle
Photo By - Lisa Scott
Sulphur cinquefoil
Photo By - Lisa Scott
Dalmatian Toadflax
Photo By - Lisa Scott
Elm Seed Bug
Photo By - Dr. Ward Strong
Hound’s-tongue
Photo By - Lisa Scott