The Scottish Invasive Species Initiative is a partnership project, bringing together partners and stakeholders who will work closely together to ensure successful delivery of the project.
NatureScot is the lead partner, together with ten Fishery Trusts/Boards and the University of Aberdeen. Our volunteers and local groups are key partners, helping to provide a sustainable legacy for the project.
Funding for the 2017-2023 project is from the National Lottery Heritage Fund (£1.59M) and NatureScot (£0.5M) with in-kind funding from the Fisheries Trusts and volunteer time (£1.25M). The total project value is £3.34 million.
Funding for the 2023 – 2026 project is provided by the Scottish Government's Nature Restoration Fund (£2.08M), managed by NatureScot, with in-kind funding from project partners and volunteers (£0.8M). The total project value is £2.9 million.