Conservation Neighbourhood Columbia ValleyElk ValleySouth CountryUpper Kootenay River Valley
Focuses Ecosystem Restoration/EnhancementEducation/OutreachInvasive Species ManagementWater
Regional District RDEK
Group Types Non-Profit Organization

Our Mission:

To mitigate the negative environmental, social, and economic impacts of invasive species in order to achieve an East Kootenay free of invasive species.

Our Vision:

East Kootenay free of invasive species.

EKISC is a diverse and dynamic mix of government and non‐government, multi‐interest stakeholders with membership open to anyone. The EKISC operates under a single‐agency partnership delivery model to deliver a coordinated education and treatment program within the Regional District of East Kootenay. The board of directors of the EKISC has representation from provincial and local governments, agriculture, non‐governmental environment organizations, and the private sector. An Annual report is produced summarizing education, inventory, coordination and treatment activities each year. An AGM is held in the first half of each year.