Non-native species

We have projects dealing with Himalayan Balsam and American Mink within the catchment but welcome records of any non-natives in the area as they are easier to get under control or eradicate if they are dealt with early.

For more information about Balsam control please click here.

For more information about the Mink project please click here.

The Himalayan Balsam project is currently concentrating on the Flit Valley

Information on Non-native species is readily available through the GB Non Native Species Secretariat:

Of particular interest to us are: