South East Rivers Trust

Tag: INNS


What are they and how can you help ‘Stop the Spread’? Invasive species are non-native animals and plants (terrestrial, freshwater and marine) that have established themselves in the UK and are causing problems for our native wildlife and ecosystems. Invasive Read more…


The Wandle Trust (part of the South East Rivers Trust) is recruiting a part-time Invasive Non-Native Species (INNS) Officer to help coordinate and deliver work to tackle aquatic INNS on the River Wandle. INNS can have a negative impact on Read more…


The invasive quagga mussel (Dreissena bugensis) has been found in the Thames Catchment on the River Colne! What is the quagga mussel? The quagga mussel is an invasive freshwater filter-feeder with an extremely large capacity to filter water and the Read more…


We are very excited to announce the recent publication of a new book by our Chairman of Trustees, Theo Pike, entitled ‘The Pocket Guide to Balsam Bashing – and how to tackle other Invasive Non-Native Species’. This ground-breaking 96-page handbook includes Read more…


As part of Defra’s initiative to improve rivers across south London (and indeed nationwide) we recently secured funding from the Catchment Restoration Fund for habitat improvements on our sister chalkstream, the Hogsmill, which rises in Ewell and enters the Thames Read more…