People with Giant Hogweed
Report a Sighting
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Please report any invasive plant or mink sightings in our project area directly to us.

You can view our project area map here

For more information on reporting sightings outside of our project area (but still in Scotland) follow the guidance on the SNH website

 

Invasive plant

Report an Invasive Plant Sighting

If you see Giant hogweed, Japanese knotweed, Himalayan balsam, White butterbur or American skunk cabbage in our project area please tell us about it!

(Click on the plant name for ID information)

Email [email protected] the following details;

  • Who – your name and how we can contact you, in case we have any questions
  • What - the plant you saw (and any details on how many, size of patch etc)
  • Where – the location of the plant (ideally a OS grid reference, you can get this using www.gridreferencefinder.com )
  • When – Date of the sighting
  • Show - If you have a photograph of the plant please send it to us 

 

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American mink. Credit SNH
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Report a Mink sighting

If you see a mink please report this directly to your local Fishery Trust or SISI project officer. We want to be able to deliver a rapid response to these sightings that’s why we ask you to go directly to the people on the ground.

To find your local SISI project officer or Fishery Trust officer please view the map and contact details here.
You will need to provide the following details;

  • Who – your name and how we can contact you, in case we have any questions
  • Where – the location of the mink (ideally a OS grid reference, you can get this using www.gridreferencefinder.com )
  • When – Date of the sighting

Alternatively, if you aren’t sure who your local contact is, you can report the sighting to us at [email protected]

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There are several plants on our project hit list; Giant hogweed, Japanese knotweed and Himalayan balsam are our key target species.