Report an invasive plant sighting

If you've seen one of our key invasive plant species - tell us about it.

Please use the below form to report sightings of Giant hogweed, Japanese knotweed, Himalayan balsam, American skunk cabbage, White butterbur or Himalayan knotweed within our project area. If you'd like to report an American mink please use the separate mink form.

(Click on plant name for ID guide)


We will investigate sightings that are within our project area (generally Perthshire, Angus, Aberdeenshire, Moray and Highland) and if within our remit (generally riparian corridors) and we are able, we’ll follow up with control action.

There are scenario’s where we might not act – for example if plants are growing on the lower reaches of a river they won’t be treated until the upper sections of river have been treated to prevent re-infection.  It is also not within our scope to treat plants alongside roads, in woodlands or on urban wasteland etc.

Reporting other non-native species 

If using a mobile device click here to open the form.



*Please ensure you scrolled to the bottom of the form and clicked the red "submit" button*

Thank you for submitting your invasive plant sighting.




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