Stonbury’s specialist environmental management team are deployed on an annual rotation to tackle invasive native and non-native plant species within and around UK waterways.
If present within waterways, invasive non-native plant species impede flow, damage water quality, and reduce habitat for native biodiversity. Stonbury’s specially-trained team use a variety of techniques to eradicate them whilst protecting native species.
Stonbury apply practical control measures to remove aquatic species and those that commonly encroach along riverbanks. Plants are removed at suitable intervals within the growing season – before they flower and set seed – to stop them spreading downstream. The team is equipped to deal with a broad range of species and most regularly address:
Trained in water safety and employing extensive knowledge along with a range of specialist equipment, the Stonbury team tailor control methods to the species and environment to ensure the most effective elimination and protection of the surrounding native flora.
Environmental or biological control