Welcome to the Scottish Invasives blog. Invasive non-native species (or INNS) are plants and animals that have been introduced to areas outside their natural range. INNS are currently recognised as one of the greatest threats to biodiversity. The Scottish Invasives blog is intended as an informal forum for those interested in invasive species control. If you wish to contribute, please get in contact. You can click on any of the images to see them at higher resolution.
Friday, 20 May 2011
It's time to hang your...balsam out to dry!
What a wonderful growing season we have been having so far! Unfortunately the same applies to our non native plant invaders such as Himalayan balsam which is back with avengence! Cue BTCV and their many merry volunteers!
Because when a plant can grow from this.....
.....to this in a few short weeks we need all the help we can get!