Control & Eradication Programmes

The spread of INNS along river catchments and loch shorelines and their impact on aquatic ecosystems are of increasing concern to Scotland’s Rivers and Fisheries Trusts. As a result a number of Trusts have obtained support and resources to initiate control and eradication programmes for riparian INNS. These include:

  • Ayrshire Rivers Trust (Giant Hogweed and Japanese Knotweed)
  • Cromarty Firth Fisheries Trust (Rhododendron and Himalayan Balsam)
  • Deveron, Bogie and Isla Fisheries Trust (Giant Hogweed and Japanese Knotweed)
  • Galloway Fisheries Trust (Japanese Knotweed)

Click on the name of the Trust to see a description of the work being undertaken.

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