New LANTRA Course: The Identification of Invasive and Injurious Species

The Lantra Awards Technical Award in The Identification of Invasive and Injurious Species has been developed in response to the need to control and eradicate non-native invasive species such as Japanese Knotweed.

This course aims to cover

  • the terms native and non-native species
  • the threat posed by invasive species the identification of invasive plant species
  • the term injurious species
  • the identification of injurious plant species
  • the identification of injurious species of insect
  • the actions to take when injurious species are identified and if people are affected by them
  • the legislative requirements