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AISC Online 50/50 Raffle!


The AISC is hosting a SECOND virtual 50/50 Raffle Fundraiser in Alberta from March 21st to May 20th, 2023! Funds raised by this raffle will support the AISC in its mission to protect Alberta landscapes from the harmful impacts of invasive species by spreading awareness with our beloved factsheets and other resources, promoting our action campaigns in creative ways, and using these resources to take action!

Ticket prices are as follows:

  • 1 for $10
  • 4 for $25
  • 10 for $50

Don't miss out on your chance to win some cash and support the AISC! The winner will be drawn on the last day of National Invasive Species Awareness Week on May 20th 2023 and contacted via email to claim their prize. 

Thanks for your purchase!

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Job Posting: AISC Environmental Technician - Invasive Species (Seasonal)


The AISC is looking for a seasonal invasive species technician from May to August (anticipated start date: May 5th 2023). This opportunity is full-time and will involve both remote field and office work - please review the job posting below for additional details. To apply please email a cover letter and resume as a single document to with 'Invasive Species Technician' as the subject line. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Application deadline: April 7, 2023


The Alberta Invasive Species Council (AISC) Webinar Series is made possible by those who generously donated their AISC conference registration fees.


Previously presented webinars:

September 7th, 2022 webinar Don't Let it Loose Virtual Forum, presented by Nicole Kimmel with Alberta Environment and Parks.

Resources mentioned in the presentation:

May 11th, 2022 webinar 'Squeal on Pigs!' Virtual Forum, presented by:

  • Michael J Bodenchuk, Texas State Director, USDA APHIS WS
  • Dr. Ryan Brook, Associate Professor, University of Saskatchewan
  • Charlotte Shipp, Industry Programs Manager, Alberta Pork
  • Dawn Fortin, Manager Agriculture Services, Woodlands County
  • Jurgen Preugschas, Alberta Producer

Resources mentioned in the presentation:

May 27th, 2020 webinar Invaders: forest insects and diseases from beyond, presented by Caroline Whitehouse with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry.

Resources mentioned in the presentation:

May 13th, 2020 webinar Feral pig and rat eradication in Alberta, presentation by Perry Abramenko and Karen Wickerson with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry.

Powerpoint resources from this presentation:

Resources mentioned in the presentation:

If you see a rat, call: 310-RATS (7287), 310-FARM (3276), your local bylaw or agriculture fieldman, or email: