Read More on New regulations to protect native freshwater crayfish

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New regulations to protect native freshwater crayfish

14/11/18  Press release issued by Department of Culture, Arts and Heritage New regulations to protect native freshwater crayfish The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD, laid before the Houses of the Oireachtas new regulations that will … Continued

Read More on Crayfish Plague outbreak on Al River, Athlone

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Crayfish Plague outbreak on Al River, Athlone

Water users urged to take precautions to limit an outbreak of Crayfish Plague (which may cause 100% mortality to native Crayfish) confirmed on Al River, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. *Press Release issued 09/11/2018 by Dept. Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht All … Continued

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Marine invasive alien species Watch Alert!

Welsh authorities have issued the below MARINE INVASIVE NON-NATIVE SPECIES ADVICE NOTE   Holyhead marina incident and potential spread of the marine invasive non-native species Didemnum vexillum On 2 March, storm Emma caused significant damage to Holyhead Marina in North Wales. … Continued

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Be Pet Wise

Be Pet Wise Invasive pets can damage the environment and our native species The pet and aquaria trades are sources of new species which have the potential to become invasive in Ireland. Although the vast majority of pet owners are … Continued

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Check-Clean-Dry

Check-Clean-Dry As a water user, you may unknowingly be helping to spread invasive species from one water body to another in equipment, shoes and clothing. Help stop this happening by following three simple steps when you leave the water: CHECK boats, … Continued

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Be Plant Wise

Be Plant Wise Invasive aquatic plants can damage our ponds, waterways and the environment. Be plant wise and don’t dump aquatic plants in the wild. Ponds can create a wonderful feature to be enjoyed all year round and are often … Continued

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Invasive Species Week 2018

Invasive Species Week 23rd – 29th March 2018 is here! Each day over the week will be themed to highlight a particular area of invasive species prevention; Friday 23rd – Launch of Invasive Species Week – Launch and introduction to … Continued

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