Invasive species work group

The Invasive Non-native Species Forum exists as a separate work group under the Biodiversity work group remit. 

More details about the work of the Invasive Non-native Species Forum, useful leaflets and weblinks about tackling invasive species and a full listing of minutes can be found here.

Purpose

To deliver the aims of the Highland Invasive Species Forum through projects specified as being of priority by the Forum The aims of the Highland Invasive Species Group were agreed as follows:

  • To bring together the key players and take stock of the situation regarding invasive non-native species in Highland;
  • To raise awareness and spread good practice;
  • To identify any major gaps and prioritise key areas for future work; and
  • To work together to secure new resources and funding.

 
The group first met in June 2008 and at this meeting, its aims were agreed to be to:

  • bring together the key players and take stock of the situation regarding invasive non-native species in Highland
  • raise awareness and spread good practice
  • identify any major gaps and prioritise key areas for future work
  • and work together to secure new resources and funding. 

Members

  • Chair: John Parrott, Coille Alba
  • Jonathan Willet
  • BEAR Scotland    Peter Nairne    
  • Cromarty Firth Fisheries Trust    Simon McKelvey    
  • Forestry Commission Scotland    Ian Collier    
  • Forestry Commission Scotland    Ken Knott    
  • Forestry Commission Scotland    Suzanne Dolby    
  • Growing Concerns    Michael Stretch    
  • Highland Council    Jonathan Saxby    
  • Lochaber Fisheries Trust    Lucy Ballantyne   
  • National Trust for Scotland    Barbara Macritchie    
  • National Trust for Scotland    Rob Dewar    
  • River Spey Fisheries Trust    Bob Laughton    
  • Scottish Environment Protection Agency    Julie Bhatti    
  • Scottish Environment Protection Agency    Judi McDonald    
  • Scottish Natural Heritage    David O’Brien    
  • Scottish Natural Heritage    Nicola Tallach    
  • Scottish Natural Heritage    Steve North    
  • The Conservation Volunteers    Ullie Wenzel     
  • Christopher Worthington    

Forum notes

Beauly, 9th October 2015

Ullapool, 26th September 2014

 

 

 

 

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