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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.

For conservation volunteer events please check the Events page on Facebook.

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Read our latest newsletter; Summer 2019 Newsletter

Aug 2019

We are looking for more volunteers to come forward to help monitor for mink which are on the move this month after breeding earlier in the year.

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)


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/…

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…

Walk & Talk: Mink and mink raft monitoring
Wednesday 15th May - Loch of Skene, Westhill (Nr Aberdeen)

Join Invasive Species officer, Estee, from the River Dee Trust for a walk at Loch of Skene and learn more about how mink impact the environment and why they…