News & Events

News & Events

News and Events

We hope you enjoy reading more about what's happening with the Scottish Invasive Species Initiative. We will post news and events information on this page so you can see what is about to and what has been happening.

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Read our latest newsletter; Spring 2019 Newsletter

June 2019

The Scottish Invasive Species Initiative wishes to recruit two seasonal project officers to assist in the management of volunteers and the delivery of biosecurity and invasive non-native species control and monitoring in summer 2019.

Closing date - Mon 24 Jun (12 noon)


June 2019

The Scottish Invasive Species Initiative celebrates Volunteers’ Week this week by extending a special welcome to Gaelic speakers interested in joining the project’s team of volunteers.

The project, already running a suite of volunteer and community-based activities across the north of...

The Scottish Invasive Species Initiative has achieved a great deal in Year 1 of the project, with the support of our partners and volunteers.

Some of the headline facts and figures are illustrated in this infographic, which is also available to download...

We've got several conservation volunteer events on during Volunteers Week that you are welcome to get involved in, come along and meet the team and find out what volunteering with our project is all about. No previous experience necessary, everyone welcome.

Wear old clothes, stout shoes/...

May 2019

Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment Mairi Gougeon has marked National Invasive Species Week (13-17 May) by joining volunteer efforts to tackle American mink and giant hogweed.

Ms Gougeon was welcomed by the Scottish Invasive Species Initiative (SISI) at...

Invasive Species Pop-up Stall
Sunday 19th May - Gordon Castle Highland Games & Country Fair (Fochabers, Moray)

A great opportunity to find out more about Invasive Species and chat to staff from our project and the Spey Fishery Board. Drop along anytime during...