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.

It's Invasive Species Week 2017!

27 March - 2 April is Invasive Species Week 2017. Each day we'll be focussing on a different theme, keep up by following @CheckCleanDryGB or searching #InvasivesWeek

Monday - Welcome to Invasive Species Week!
Tuesday - Biosecurity
Wednesday - Identification and recording
Thursday - Local Action Groups
Friday - Other projects

Stay tuned for more information!

#GetINNSvolved - how can I take part?

Everyone can help to prevent the spread of invasive non-native species!

COMPETITION TIME! Take our biosecurity online training during Invasive Species Week to be in with a chance of winning a copy of the Field Guide to Invasive Plants and Animals in Britain


Organisations wanting to be involved can take a look at our suggested activities for inspiration, or come up with your own. Let us know what you’re planning, and send us a photo on the day if you can! Contact

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