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 2017 SPEAKER SERIES AGENDA

April 26th, 2017 Heritage Inn, Cranbrook BC

Partnering for Solutions

9:30-10:00   Registration Opens

10:00-10:10 Welcome/housekeeping

                   Introduction – Wayne Stetski: MP Kootenay-Columbia

10:10-10:20 Highlights of the 2016 EKISC Annual Report – Todd Larsen

10:20-10:45 SPEAKER – Barry Gibbs: Canadian Council on Invasive Species

10:45-11:00 Refreshment Break

11:00-11:30 SPEAKER – Mike Gall: BC Backcountry Hunters & Anglers

11:30-12:15 PANEL DISCUSSION – Rancher perspective: KLA, WSA, WDFI

12:15-12:30 AGM Business:

                   2017 Business Agenda Adopted

                   2016 Minutes Adopted

                   2016 Financial Report presented

                   Presentation of 2016 Current Board

                   Election of 2017 Directors, Presentation of 2017 EKISC Board

                            

12:30-1:15   LUNCH – Outreach video and slideshow

1:15-2:30     SPEEDY SESSIONS ON INVASIVE SPECIES

15 mins each x 5 topics (8 topics to choose from)

-forestry, recreation, municipalities, provincial, regional, enforcement, aquatics, communication

2:30-2:45     Refreshment Break

2:45-3:15     SPEAKER – Kelly Cooley: Southern Alberta Weed Coordinator

3:15-3:30     Golden Shovel Award 2017 -Awarded by Bill Bennett: former MLA

Closing Remarks & Wrap Up

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EKISC IN THE NEWS       

                                                                                                 

Nov 24 FP 

Invasive Species a Growing Concern

The Free Press, November 24, 2016       

KA Oct 13 

EKISC outreach sparks conversation about weed management  

Kootenay News Advertiser, October 13, 2016

Oct 20 FP copy

Invasive species concern in East Kootenay

The Free Press, October 20, 2016

RMGN 2015

Pilot project to thwart invasive mussels

The Rocky Mountain Goat News, October 7, 2015

   

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QuaggaMuscles Web    Knapweed

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