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Invasive Non-Native Species Training

Invasive Non-Native Species Training

Invasive non-native species are recognised as one of the greatest threats to biodiversity globally and in recent years has started to be taken seriously as having wider environmental and economic damages estimated to cost being costing 5% of the world’s economy.

Invasive non-native species trainingThe course will look at the main Invasive non-native (INNS) species in the UK, how they arrived, why they are so successful, their basic ID features, associated problems and benefits, current controls and treatment methods, relevant legislation, strategies and policies dealing with INNS, monitoring and recording campaigns and projects and future INNS which might cause problems. This course is suitable for anyone interested in the natural environment although some prior ecological knowledge would be useful.

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Tutor: Jo Mullet www.knotweedcontrolwales.co.uk

1438702919Knotweed Control is a Swansea based company specialising in professional advice and effective solutions for those affected by Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica) and other invasive non-native (INNS) plant species such as Himalayan balsam, horsetail and cotoneaster.

 

Fee: £40 waged participants / £35 low-waged and unwaged participants

Invasive non-native species training

If you require accommodation during this course you can choose to stay in the Self-Catering Eco Lodge at Denmark Farm from £33 per night (min 2 nights) or in our shared dormitory for £18 per night.

You may also be interested in other courses at Denmark Farm including: Plant Diversity, Introduction to Building Timber Steps, Boardwalk Construction and Traditional Hedgelaying plus many other topics on our website.

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