News and Events

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AISC Online 50/50 Raffle!


The AISC is hosting a virtual 50/50 Raffle Fundraiser in Alberta! 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 $20
  • 20 for $50
  • 100 for $100

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 the AISC Annual Conference on March 21, 2024 and contacted via email to claim their prize. 

Thanks for your purchase!

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AISC 11th Annual Conference and AGM!


SAVE THE DATE! The AISC's next Annual Conference and AGM will be held on March 20th and 21st, 2024 at Olds College in Olds! A variety of sessions focused on invasive species as well as certified pesticide applicator credits will be offered. We will be hosting a poster session as well as opportunities for networking and sponsorship! Registration for the AISC 2024 Conference opens on January 2nd, 2024.


Please contact us at to inquire about sponsorship opportunities, or check out the conference webpage for all current details.

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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 with possibility of extension (anticipated start date: May 1st 2024). 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: February 5, 2024.


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: