Tackling Invasive Alien Species, North and South! The National Biodiversity Data Centre and Northern Ireland Environment Agency jointly launch two new invasive species websites during Invasive Species Week 2022. www.invasives.ie  www.invasivespeciesni.co.uk 16th May 2022 The National Biodiversity Data Centre and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency are delighted to come together to jointly launch their two … Continued

Invasive Species Week 2022

For one week every year, organizations across Ireland, the UK, Isle of Mann, Jersey and Guernsey come together for a week of action to raise awareness on invasive alien species and actions to prevent their spread. Invasive Species Week is led by the the GB Non-native Species Secretariat. Invasive Species Week 2022 will be held during … Continued

Press Release ‘Check, Clean, Dry’ Campaign to protect Irish Waterways launched by Leave No Trace Ireland, the National Biodiversity Data Centre and Partners   A new initiative to raise awareness about the spread of harmful invasive plant species and the impact of litter on Irish waterways has been launched by Leave No Trace Ireland in … Continued

The National Parks and Wildlife Service of the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage has published two draft Priority Pathway Action Plans on the invasive alien species website, www.invasives.ie and invites feedback stakeholders and interested parties. These plans, for aquatic pathways, have been developed under Article 13 of the EU IAS Regulation (1143/2014). Article … Continued

Welcome to invasives.ie!

Welcome to invaisves.ie, the National Biodiversity Data Centre’s website on invasive alien species. We hope you will find the website a useful resource for information on invasive alien species – those that are in Ireland and widely established, new arrivals (our alert species) and those we are concerned about arriving here in the near future. … Continued

14/11/18  Press release issued by Department of Culture, Arts and Heritage The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD, laid before the Houses of the Oireachtas new regulations that will help strengthen existing measures protecting the native White-clawed crayfish, particularly with regard to the importation of non-native species of crayfish. SI 354/2018, … Continued

06 May 2011 For Immediate Release First sighting of a Raccoon in the wild in Ireland and a third sighting of a yellow bellied slider causes experts to raise the alarm and call on pet owners to be more responsible with their pets. Working with Invasive Species Ireland, the National Biodiversity Data Centre has now … Continued