Himalyan balsam in bloom

16th June 2011
Background
Himalayan Balsam (Impatiens glandulifera) control operations were undertaken at a site near Carlow from the 7th to 10th June 2011. This invasive plant is currently spreading along the banks of the River Barrow (and many other Irish rivers). Impatiens glandulifera is a highly invasive annual weed, which has spread rapidly throughout the UK [...]

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Cleaning and disinfection of equipment should be carried out before and after each fishing trip.
Disinfection for Anglers
All anglers are required to disinfect their nets and waders at the Supervisied Disinfection Facility for anglers, which is provided by the Trout Angling World Cup 2011 Committee and IFI at the car park at Cushlough, Lough Mask, before [...]

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Poster and leaflet for download
Boater Leaflet – Stop the spread of invasive species and harmful pathogens
Boater Poster – Stop the spread of invasive species and harmful pathogens

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Poster and leaflet for download
Angler Leaflet – Stop the spread of invasive species and harmful pathogens
Angler poster – Stop the spread of invasive species and harmful pathogens

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Caisie at the Bloom Flower Show

CAISIE hosted a display at the Bloom Flower Show from Thursday 2nd to Monday 6th June 2011. Bloom is Ireland’s largest gardening, food and family event. The show attracted almost 90,000 visitors to the 70 acre site at the Visitor’s Centre in the Phoenix Park in Dublin. The CAISIE project team had an opportunity to [...]

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Dr Stephanie Evers presenting at the Robson Meeting held in Cambridgeshire

Dr Stephanie Evers presented at the Robson Meeting held in Cambridgeshire on the 15th and 16th of February 2011. The presentation focused on the control work currently being undertaken by CAISIE on the Grand Canal and Barrow Navigation. The Robson Meeting is a long standing interactive forum for discussion of aquatic weed and invasive species [...]

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