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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Volunteers Week 1-7 June

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....

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...

Invasive Species Pop-up Stall and at 2pm Invasive Species Talk
Saturday 18th May - Dingwall Library (Inverness-shire)

A great opportunity to find out more about Invasive Species and chat to local staff from the Cromarty Fishery Trust. Drop along anytime between 11am...

Conservation Volunteer Day: Giant Hogweed Control
Thursday 16th May - Birnie, Nr Elgin (Moray)

Join SISI project officer James to tackle some Giant hogweed a nasty invaisve plant taking over our riverbanks. The activity will include spraying hogweed plants. 


Conservation Volunteer Day: Himalayan balsam pulling
Thursday 16th May - Dunkeld (Perthshire)

Come along and join SISI project officer Mark and National Trust for Scotland rangers on the riverbanks of the Tay to hand pull some Himalayan balsam, an invasive plant...