6:00pm - 7:00pm




Free to attend

Hosted by the CIWEM Scottish branch

Event description

According to DEFRA there are 36 species of alien plant and 30 species of alien animal of concern in the UK. The more common of which can usually be found along or in riverine environments.

This webinar will provide an overview of some of the more common riverine invasive non-native species, providing background on the legal status, ecology and challenges associated with their control whilst exploring the opportunities surrounding Biodiversity Net Gain.

Part of the CIWEM Biodiversity digital series.

Register for 16 August 2021

About the speaker

Simon Knott

Simon Knott is the director of Naturally Compliant, an environmental consultancy focussed on providing resource to the construction sector. Simon has worked on several large scale linear projects gaining real word experience of Invasive Non Native Species management in the riverine environment.

Booking and joining information

This event is open to members and non-members of CIWEM.

This webinar will be hosted on the Zoom platform and will be recorded. Please note that registrations will close 24 hours before the event starts. If you have not registered before that time, unfortunately we cannot add you to the event. You will receive an email with joining instructions after you have successfully registered for the webinar and the registration has been approved by our team. If you have any questions about your booking or would like to cancel your attendance, please contact barbara.woods@ciwem.org.

Please make sure you add this event to your calendar, all you need to do is copy the body text of the joining instruction email, go to your Calendar, create a new calendar appointment, set the start and end date and time, paste the text and click the "Save & Close" button.

If you have any queries about this talk, please contact Alice Gent at alice.gent@jbaconsulting.com.

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