Invasive Species Week

In 2015, the NNSS and Defra launched the first Invasive Species Week, bringing together a range of organisations to raise awareness of invasive non-native species and inspire people to #GetINNSvolved and stop the spread!

Find out more about previous Invasive Species Weeks here:

Save the date - Invasive Species Week will be back 23 - 29 March 2018!

Check back here for more information coming soon, or contact to be added to the mailing list for updates.

In the meantime - if you want to help prevent the spread of invasive non-native species, there are lots of things you can do:

- If you work in the field, take our free biosecurity online training

- Find out more about invasive non-native species and their impacts

- Download our new Asian Hornet Watch app and keep your eyes peeled for Asian hornet!

- Check Clean Dry - If you take part in outdoor activities around water find out following how three simple steps can reduce the risk of spreading invasive aquatic species. Get a free Check Clean Dry pack for your club from

- Be Plant Wise - Learn why it's so important to manage your pond plants to prevent them taking over your pond or causing problems in the wild. Retailers can get a free Be Plant Wise pack for your store from

- Find out more about our Local Action Groups and how you can getINNSvolved with their work on invasive non-native species

- Learn how to identify and  record invasive non-native species , look out for our alert species. You can even take free online training!

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