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New Invaders

New invaders weeds have limited populations or have not yet established in the TNRD, but are close to our borders. These plants are extremely invasive, and are a top priority in our management programs. Landowners may qualify for 100% rebate for chemical control of these plants on private land. The “New Invaders List” is determined and re-evaluated regularly by the Thompson-Nicola Invasive Plant Management Committee. This rebate may be applied for on a yearly basis for work done the same calendar year.

See the conditions below to find out how to qualify for the rebate:
 

  • 100% rebate only applies to the treatment of invasive plants included on the new invaders list:
    • Scotch thistle
    • Perennial pepperweed
    • Rush skeletonweed
    • Marsh plum thistle
    • Field scabious
    • Yellow starthistle
    • Knotweed(s)
  • The herbicide must be applied by a licensed applicator
  • The treatment area must be within a TNRD electoral area (outside of municipal boundaries)
  • Rebates are issued based on funding availability and the order the applications are received
  • Rebate application forms must be submitted along with supporting documents no later than October 1st of the same year the work is completed

Supporting documents include: 

  • Completed application form (below)
  • Copy of applicator's invoice
  • Treatment area map (completed by the applicator)
  • Herbicide Treatment Day Sheet (completed by the applicator)