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Crayfish website

New website available from Buglife, funded by the Environment Agency: The UK Crayfish website www.buglife.org.uk/uk-crayfish-hub, brings together up to date information about the UK’s only native crayfish, the White-clawed crayfish (Austropotamobuis pallipes) and its conservation. Also provided is a range of information about non-native crayfish species, their impacts and control. The website contains both professional and […]

Economic impact assessment species list

This list is provided to support the data gathering phase of the economic impact assessment for invasive species in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Please do not use or refer to this list for any other purpose without contacting the project team. This is not an exhaustive list; if you have information on other invasive species […]

Statement from the National Museum of Ireland on Wild Boar

The uncertainty surrounding the natural history of wild boar in Ireland was highlighted in the Policy Position Statement prepared by Invasive Species Ireland. A statement was requested from the National Museum of Ireland, Natural History Division, on the natural history of wild boar in Ireland and on the evidence of whether or not wild boar was […]

Strive: Alien Invasive Species in Irish Water bodies

As part of the STRIVE Programme 2007–2013, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) commissioned this project (‘Alien Invasive Species in Irish Water Bodies’) with the aims of improving knowledge on the nature and extent of IAS and their impact on natural ecosystems; developing up-to-date national distribution maps showing the location of aquatic IAS in Ireland; and […]

Press Release: Action plan to prevent wild boar threatening agriculture, environment and economy published

Action plan to prevent wild boar threatening agriculture, environment and economy published Release date: [18 November 2011] Download the Wild Boar Policy Position Statement Download the Wild Boar Invasive Species Action Plan [Update: Additional information on this topic was added to the website and can be found at the following link:  http://invasivespeciesireland.com/news/wild-boar-statement/] A wild boar is […]

Invasive Species Ireland

Invasive Species Ireland