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Wed, May 24



EKISC's Annual General Meeting

You're invited to join us for our in-person Annual General Meeting - Wednesday, May 24th from 9am to 12pm, at the Cranbrook History Center. We are so exited to see everyone in person, hear from guest speakers, listen to the speedy sessions and network with all of you about all things weedy!

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EKISC's Annual General Meeting
EKISC's Annual General Meeting

Time & Location

May 24, 2023, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. MDT

Cranbrook, Box 400, 57 Van Horne St S, Cranbrook, BC V1C 4H9, Canada

About the event

EKISC welcomes everyone join our Annual General Meeting, sponsored by Canfor!

This full morning session includes 2 guest speakers , a wee buisness meeting, highlights from last season, a speedy table session and more! 


8:45 - 9:00

Registration / Doors Open [w coffee + breakfast snacks]

9:00 - 9:10

Welcome / Housekeeping (Randy Harris, EKISC Chair)

9:10 - 9:40

(30 mins) SPEAKER 1: Dr. Ryan Brook, University of Saskatchewan on  Pigs in Space: Risks and impacts of Invasive Feral Swine in British Columbia and Beyond

9:40 - 10:00

(20 mins) Highlights of 2022 + Annual Report Summary

10:00 - 10:30

(30 mins) SPEAKER 2: Kenneth Sapsford, BC Ministry of Agriculture + Food on Searching for Control Options for the invasive North Africa Grass (Ventenata dubia)

10:30 - 10:50

(20 mins) AGM Business Meeting

10:50 - 11:50

(60 mins) Speedy Sessions + Snacks

Tables confirmed so far include:

East Kootenay Invasive Species Council on What are YOUR Invasive Plant Concerns for the RDEK

Elk River Alliance on Whirling Disease

Invasive Species Council of BC on the Don't Let it Loose program

RDEK on Neighbourhood Invasive Plant Program,

Vahana Goats on Successes of Goat Grazing with Quesnel Forestry

Interior Seed + Fertilizer on Discussing the differences between: Restoration, Reclamation, + Revegetation

Kootenay Conservation Program on How the KCP can Support the Work that You Do! 

Kymme Paul on the Western Painted Turtle Project

11:50 - 12:00

Golden Shovel Award / Closing Remarks / Door Prizes

We will have coffee and snacks, door prizes, a chance to join the Board of Directors,  and time to catch up with everyone in-person! We look forward to seeing you all there! 

Door Prize donations from:

Backroad Mapbooks

Interior Seed + Fertilizer

Sprout Health Market

Twinhorn Leather


and more! 

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