Invasive Species

Alien species are plants, animals and microorganisms from one part of the world that are transported beyond their natural range and become established in a new area. They are sometimes also called "exotic," "introduced," "non-native," "non-indigenous" or "invasive" species.

Current list of known species within the Thompson Region:

Plant Species:

  • Dalmatian Toadflax
  • Diffuse Knapweed
  • Hound's – tonque
  • Leafy Spurge
  • Spotted Knapweed
  • Blueweed
  • Burdock
  • Hoary Cress
  • Oxeye Daisy
  • Sulphur Cinquefoil
  • Plumeless Thistle
  • Hoary Alyssum

Wildlife Species:

  • House Sparrow
  • European Starling
  • Rock Dove
  • House Mouse

Fish Species:

  • Yellow Perch
  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Pumpkinseed Sunfish