Protecting BC’s Native Biodiversity

A Walk with VIU's "Invasive Species Guy"
Vancouver Island is home to many non-native, invasive plant species that threaten biodiversity, human health, and personal livelihoods. We met with VIU student Hunter Jarratt (also known as @invasivespeciesguy on Instagram and TikTok) to go on a nature walk and to discuss what people can do to fight invasives and support native biodiversity. Check out […]
Hunter Jarratt aka @invasivespeciesguy in a VIU hoodie with forest backdrop

Vancouver Island is home to many non-native, invasive plant species that threaten biodiversity, human health, and personal livelihoods.

We met with VIU student Hunter Jarratt (also known as @invasivespeciesguy on Instagram and TikTok) to go on a nature walk and to discuss what people can do to fight invasives and support native biodiversity.

Check out Hunter’s work: linktr.ee/InvasiveSpeciesGuy

Report Invasive Species in BC here, and check out the iNaturalist App.

Headshot of Ben Rosnau
Videographer

Ben is a fourth-year Digital Media Studies student. Though his work as a videographer covers a variety of topics, he is particularly passionate about telling stories that focus on the natural world. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, baking, recording music, reading nature books, and looking for birds. This year, Ben has a new obsession: transit.

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