Proposed Changes to the Controlled Alien Species Regulation
The Government of B.C. is reviewing the Controlled Alien Species (CAS) Regulation with the primary intention of adding aquatic invasive species and creating new restrictions in relation to these species. In collaboration, the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and the Ministry of Environment have developed a Policy Intentions Paper for Consultation (Intentions Paper) for the proposed changes to the CAS Regulation. The purpose of this Intentions Paper is to describe the proposed policy direction related to aquatic invasive species, outline two other proposed housekeeping amendments, and seek responses and comments from stakeholders and the public on the intentions of the proposed changes.
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