Introduction to Invasive Species – 7th June



Course outline

In this course, we will be taking a look at what classes a species as invasive and discussing common UK examples and a number of noteworthy case studies. The course will help attendees to identify important invasives and understand their impact on biodiversity as well as possible control measures that can be implemented.

This course will take place partly in the classroom and partly outdoors.

Session time and date

Tuesday 7th June 10am-12:30pm

Course instructor

Andrew Harby is a Senior Conservation and Community Ranger with idverde and is responsible for the management of a number of Bromley’s woodlands and nature reserves. He has an MSc in Conservation which included a dissertation covering the impact of invasive Wallabies on the Isle of Man.

Directions and Parking

This event takes place in the Darwin Room of BEECHE nature centre in High Elms Country Park. The main car park is located on High Elms Road (near Shire Lane). You can follow the Brown Highway signs for High Elms Country Park.

If the main car park is full then exit the car park and turn left go down High Elms Road a further 200 metres and turn into the Golf Course Car Park, it is fine to park in this car park. Exit Golf Course Car Park through the barrier gate at the bottom of car park then follow path straight ahead, go past pond and you will find yourself on front lawns go straight across and you will find yourself by main car park.

Blue badge parking is available in front of the BEECHE building. To access this please access the park using the entrance off Shire Lane which is marked for deliveries and staff. At the cross roads turn left up the slope and you will see the BEECHE building at the top of the slope. Please be aware this entrance and car park is only for Blue Badge holders.

What to wear and other information

Please bring sturdy walking shoes or boots

Please contact for further information