INNS Awareness Raising Materials
Waterproof stickers for use on angling and boating equipment to remind users to Check, Clean, Dry
Other resources: Fold out ID guides for 10 invasive aquatic species; ID sheets (available for 60+ species)
Alert posters: The Student Invasive Non-native Group (SINNG) at Cornwall College have produced two card games – Invasive Species Compendium (similar to pairs) and Alien Invaders (similar to Top Trumps). The Secretariat have copies of each in stock, and are keen to get these out into schools and youth groups. If you would like any of the resources above, please get in touch with Lucy Cornwell by
or on 01904 406613. Note there is no charge for materials or postage. Your local INNS contact is Jonathan Willet, Biodiversity Officer (job-share Monday, Tuesday, alternate Wednesdays) Telephone: 01463 702274.
Scottish Natural Heritage has also published advice to the owners and operators of small harbours, visitor moorings, mooring associations, boatyards, marinas and slipways to help them prepare a Marine Biosecurity Plan to prevent the introduction of Non-Native Species (NNS). Once NNS become established, they can threaten the diversity of life in seas and coasts, as well as impacting on livelihoods and sport, leisure and enjoyment of the marine environment. 17 marine NNS are already known to be established in Scotland. The guidance can be downloaded via this link.