Grant Gives European Fire Ant Research a Boost
The European Fire Ant is invasive, aggressive and a prolific breeder, with colonies popping up throughout the Lower Mainland and on Vancouver Island.
Now, with the help of a $100,000 one-year grant from The BC Inter-Ministry Invasive Species Working Group, TRU researcher Dr. Robert Higgins and his team is hard at work developing methods to control the insect.
Listen to past CBC Radio features on European fire ants.
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