Tag Archives: Scottish Invasive Species Initiative

#YCW2020 A Day in the Life – Scottish Invasive Species Initiative (SISI) Project Officer James Symonds

During the Year of Coasts and Waters 2020, we’ve been joining NatureScot staff and partners working along our shorelines and watery places to gain an insight into the important and varied work they do. This month we hear from SISI … Continue reading

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Natural born killers – biocontrol of invasive non-native plants in Scotland

Biological control is the use of living organisms to help control pest populations. In this post Marion Seier, Senior Plant Pathologist at CABI (Centre for Agriculture & Bioscience International), describes the work being carried out by CABI’s Invasive Species group … Continue reading

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Assessing the damage of the Tay Reedbeds blaze

The Scottish Invasive Species Initiative is tackling invasive species in the north of Scotland – led by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and funded by SNH and the National Lottery Heritage Fund.  Here one of the project team – Mark Purrmann-Charles … Continue reading

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Buttery Business – the challenge of the invasive White Butterbur

The Scottish Invasive Species Initiative is tackling invasive species in the north of Scotland, led by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and funded by SNH and the National Lottery Heritage Fund.  Here one of the project team – James Symonds – … Continue reading

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