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What are other educators doing to support the GSPC? - Target 10
Target 10: Management plans in place of at least 100 major alien species that threaten plants, plant communities and associated habitats and ecosystems.
Have you invited guest speakers to talk about using native plants in the domestic garden to prevent alien invasion or produced information leaflets/ website contents about invasives and the associated problems?
Interpretation on ‘Islands in Danger’ exhibit, illustrating the threat to biodiversity.
Produce a series of leaflets (conservation and environmental) available to the public. One of which is about ‘alien species’
Water lettuce and water hyacinth in garden used to illustrate invasive species problem
We take lengths when producing our seed list to ensure that we are not responsible for introducing potential alien invasive weed species
We have cooperated with the Cornish Knotweed forum at our nursery to assist research on control methods
We have hosted talks from local authority officers working on Japanese knotweed control.
‘Wild plants for gardeners’ course promotes use of British native flora in gardens.