Invasive Species Initiative

In April of 2021, the Toronto Master Gardeners were awarded a microgrant from the Invasive Species Centre to help prevent and combat the spread of invasive species.

The Invasive Species Initiative aims to raise awareness of the problems caused by invasive species and the major impacts they have on ecosystems. The project focuses on plants that are available in the horticultural industry. The microgrant has supported our educational outreach efforts, including advice clinics at local farmer's markets, presentations and webinars, and the creation of the following PDF fact sheets: