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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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September 2020

SISI Project officer Jack recounts the usefulness of trail cameras in field work and solving mysteries!

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September 2020

We've made it easier for you to record a sighting of an American mink or one of our target invasive plants with our two new online reporting forms. 

Simply enter the information about what you've seen, drop a pin on the map or enter an address to tell us where you've seen it and submit…

July 2020

We've got a great guest blog from the Restoring Ratty project about the re-introduction of water voles to Northumberland.

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June 2020

SISI project officer Karen takes a look at Giant hogweed control - tried and tested and weird and wonderful.

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June 2020

The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic continues to have impacts on how we go about our lives as individuals and as a society. In the Scottish Invasive Species Initiative the health, safety and welfare of our volunteers, staff and wider public is our top priority and we follow the…

June 2020

A flock of woolly warriors introduced by the Scottish Invasive Species Initiative into woodland alongside the River Deveron have made a great start in their mission to munch away invasive Giant hogweed plants.

The sheep were introduced into the strip of woodland along the river beyond the…