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What are non-native species?

Learn what non-native and invasive non-native species are.

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Species alerts!

View a list of current alert species to lookout for and record.

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Record non-native species

Find information on identifying non-native species and where to record your sightings.

Invasive Species Week highlights 

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From the 20-26 May organisations across the UK, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, and Guernsey worked together to raise awareness of invasive non-native species, their impacts, and the simple things that everyone can do to help prevent their spread. Find out more

What can I do to help?

There are simple things that everyone can do to reduce the impacts of invasive non-native species. 

What can I do?

What can I do?

Find out how you can help to prevent the spread of invasive non-native species.

Check, Clean, Dry

Do you take part in angling, canoeing, boating or similar activities? Find out how to protect the environment and activities you enjoy by keeping your kit free of invasive non-native species.

Be Plant Wise

Gardeners and aquarium owners, help native wildlife to thrive - view our tips on preventing your plants from becoming invasive in the wild.