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2011 Spring Conference

Invasive Species: New Natives in a Changing Climate

Date: 23 March 2011

Venue: Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London WC1H 9BD

Powerpoint presentations:

SESSION 1: General Issues with Changing Flora and Fauna

The European Invasives Picture – 2012 Invasive Species Directive?
Myriam Dumortier (DG Environment)
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The National Invasive Species Strategy
Olaf Booy (GB Non Native Species Secretariat)
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Recording Invasive Species Counts (RISC) – One Year Since Launch
Helen Roy (NERC)
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Invasive Issues for Local Authorities
Sean Hathaway MIEEM (City and County of Swansea)
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Invasive Issues for Consultants
Max Wade CEnv FIEEM (RPS)
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SESSION 2: Case Studies

Research on the Biological Control of Japanese Knotweed using Aphalara itadori
Richard Shaw (CABI)
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Invasive Weeds: A Barrier to Development, Environmental Catastrophe or Manageable Nuisance?
Mark Prout (Thurlow Countryside Management Ltd)
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Plantlife: Invasive Plants Campaign
Sophie Thomas (Plantlife)
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Experimental trials for the Control of Floating Pennywort, Hydrocotyle ranunculoides, on the Pevensey Levels
Simon James CEnv MIEEM (Royal Haskoning)
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Ponto-Caspian invasive species including the Killer Shrimp Dikerogammarus villosus
Trevor Renals (Environment Agency)
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Marine Invasives
Elizabeth Cook, Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS)
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