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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.

GB Invasive Non-native Species Strategy (2023 to 2030)

A white cover page with three small logos for Defra, Welsh Government and Scottish Government, and large green text reading The Great Britain Invasive Non-native Species Strategy, 2023 to 2030

The refreshed GB Invasive Non-native Species Strategy has been published. Find out more and view the Strategy.

Text reads Invasive non-native plants and animals are one of the top drivers of biodiversity loss, find out how you can help protect the environment

Invasive Species Week 2023

Last week was Invasive Species Week! Catch up on all the action and find out how you can help protect the environment from 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.