Tag: invasive-species

Tweed Forum has Giant Hogweed on the Ropes

Tweed Forum has Giant Hogweed on the Ropes

Posted by Jayne Mann

Member Trust, Tweed Forum, has recruited a team of abseilers to help it tackle one of the region’s most virulent pests – Giant Hogweed. The invasive plant can grow up to 16ft tall and has toxic sap which can cause severe burns and blistering if it comes into contact with…

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Invasive Species in Rivers: Check, Clean, Dry

Invasive Species in Rivers: Check, Clean, Dry

Posted by Emily Cooper

As Invasive Species Week draws to a close, we want to talk the impact invaders can have on rivers. In this blog, we're going to give you the low-down on some of the most destructive river invaders. These invasive species have already caused massive damage to river habitats and wildlife…

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Invasive Species Week

Invasive Species Week

Posted by Emily Cooper

It's Invasive Species Week! Along with environmental organisations across the country, we're teaming up with the GB non-native species secretariat in order to lead the fight against invasive species. Many people aren't aware of the huge threat these invaders pose to our environment, so we want to help raise awareness…

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