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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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June 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to have profound impacts on how we go about our lives as individuals and as a society. In the Scottish Invasive…

May 2020

People are being urged to get involved in a new lockdown assault on invasive non-native species from the comfort of their own homes.

May 2020

Following a rain-free month, the tinder-dry reedbeds spectacularly caught alight and fire ran along 3km of the River Tay’s north bank.  In our latest blog post, SISI Project Officer, Mark reflects on the damage and checks in on some rather singed mink rafts.

April 2020

Read about all things Butterbur in this great blog post from SISI Project Officer James Symonds, including the problems invasive White butterbur is causing, our work and trials to control it and the other butterbur species. 

May 2020

Good news!  The Scottish Invasive Species Initiative (SISI) has been shortlisted in the 2020 CIEEM Awards which celebrate the success of projects, businesses and individuals who have made a significant contribution to protecting the natural environment across the UK and Ireland.

We are…

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is having a profound impact on how we go about our lives as individuals and as a society.  In the Scottish Invasive Species…