Rowing and invasive species – webinar invitation

Join us for a free webinar on Tuesday, 14 May 2024 at 6pm to find out about how to spot and manage invasive species that are damaging our waterways


Invasive species webinar: What are they? How to spot and manage them

In this 45 minute webinar, Lucy Cornwell from HM Government’s Animal and Plant Agency and Andy Virtue, Biodiversity Officer at the Environment Agency will explain more about how invasive species – plants and anomals – have spread through British Waterways, the impact they’re having, why it’s becoming increasingly urgent to stop them, and how you can help with that.

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Check Clean Dry to Stop the spread of non-native invasive speciesInvasive Species Week (24-26 May 2024)

Invasive Species Week is an annual awareness-raising event. The top priority for boaters is to remember to STOP THE SPREAD by doing Check, Clean, Dry.

Further Info and Resources

Download our handy Invasive Species ID guide

Could you spot a Quagga Mussel? Or Water Primrose?

Our Invasive Species ID Guide contains photos to help you identify the main non-native, invasive species found on our waterways. It also includes quick notes on which ones you should report, and how you can help to manage them.

Get the ID Guide

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