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BES Invasive Species Science meeting - April 2020

20 February 2020

BES Invasive Species Science meeting - April 2020
The British Ecological Society's Special Interest Group in invasive species science will be holding their second meeting in April 2020.  A key aim of the group is to bring invasive species researchers and pracitioners together to share experince.

The meeting will be held over 1.5-days exploring how tech and behaviour can be harnessed to tackle invasive species.

Find out more here: https://www.britishecologicalsociety.org/event/tech-behaviour-solutions-invasion-science/

New Wales Invasive Non-native Species Group Newsletter

06 February 2020

New Wales Invasive Non-native Species Group Newsletter
The latest issue of the Wales Invasive Non-native Species Group Newsletter is now available. Download a copy in Welsh and  English . Find out more about the group here.

Environment Agency launch 'Challenges and Choices' consultation

25 October 2019

Environment Agency launch 'Challenges and Choices' consultation
The Environment Agency have launched a consultation seeking your views on the challenges our waters face and the choices we all need to make to improve and protect this vital and precious resource. Challenge 3 focuses on invasive non-native species 

From the Environment Agency: 

Your responses to this consultation will help shape the future approach to managing the water environment and will be used to update the existing river basin management plans in 2021.

The Challenges and Choices consultation seeks your views on:
  • the challenges that threaten the water environment
  • how we can work together to manage our waters
  • who should pay
Our ‘Small Changes, Big Picture’ films are online now to help you learn about the challenges facing water today and what you can do to help. Watch the trailer on Environment Agency TV.

How to respond:

Go to: https://consult.environment-agency.gov.uk/environment-and-business/challenges-and-choices 

The closing date for receipt of your comments is 24 April 2020.

If you have any queries please email RBMPConsultation@environment-agency.gov.uk

Save the date! Invasive Species Week 2020.

24 October 2019

Save the date! Invasive Species Week 2020.
The sixth Invasive Species Week will take place from 18-22 May 2020. Organisations across England, Guernsey, Ireland, the Isle of Man, Jersey, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales will be working together to raise awareness of invasive non-native species, their impacts, and how everyone can help to prevent their spread.

Find out how you can take part and register for email updates here.


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