admin on May 26th, 2010

Ireland is home to more than a 100 alien animals and plants – and with the number rising there is currently no legislation to stop anyone importing such species.
To most people these alien species can look relatively innocent, even pretty, but their environmental and economic impact can be enormous. Worldwide, the [...]

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CAISIE will be attending  the 17th International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species in San Diego, USA 29th October to 2nd September 2010.
Two papers: ‘Control of Lagarosiphon major and Restoration of Indigenous Communities Using a Biodegradable Jute Matting to Exclude Light’ and ‘Understanding the Lifecycle and Morphology of the Invasive [...]

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admin on May 19th, 2010

Following the Junior Canals Championships 2010 on the 29th May 2010 at  Ferns Lock, Royal Canal, Kilcock, Co. Kildare member of the CAISIE project team will conduct a practical demonstration on invasive species and what anglers can do to prevent their spread.
Dr. Stephanie Evers will demonstrate the cleaning of angling gear [...]

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CAISIE would like to invite you to celebrate the International Year of Biodiversity 2010. The control of aquatic invasive species in Ireland (CAISIE) is vital to preserving Ireland’s native eco-systems.  We are inviting you to take part in Biodiversity day and Fisheries awareness week.  Check out our aquarium of Invasive species, [...]

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