The 28th of March 2018 marked the launch the North East Non-Native Invasive Species Forum. This was made possible by Aberdeenshire Council and The River Dee Trust working in partnership to secure £140,000 in Leader funding. Over the next three years, the forum will act to co-ordinate and enable the delivery of control works on the ground. 




The presentations from the first forum meeting are available below:


North East Non-Native Invasive Species Project - Judith Cox, Aberdeenshire Council

NE INNS Project - Calum Hislop, River Dee Trust

Legal Framework of INNS - Stan Whitaker, SNH

SISI Project update - Callum Sinclair, SNH 

North American Skunk Cabbage - Calum Hislop, River Dee Trust

Pirri Pirri Burr - Daryl Short, SNH Forvie Nature Reserve

River Deveron Giant Hogweed - Ritchie Miller, Deveron, Bogie & Isla Rivers Trust

Red Squirrel - Gwen Maggs, Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels

Pacific Pink Salmon - Lorraine Hawkins, River Dee Trust




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