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Dealing with invasive plants and harmful weeds | nidirect

Find out what you can do about invasive plants such as Japanese knotweed, Giant Hogweed and Himalayan Balsam

Enjoying waterways | nidirect

Inland waterways are popular for sports and leisure activities. Find out what's going on in waterways near you.

Controlling invasive aquatic plants | nidirect

Getting rid of some of the worst invasive species can take some time and a number of growing seasons. It is important to remove as much of the plant material as possible, while avoiding breaking it into many small ...

Drumkeeragh Forest | nidirect

Drumkeeragh Forest is in County Down

A quick guide to five invasive aquatic plants | nidirect

Below are five examples of invasive aquatic plants that you might find in your pond. If you do discover an invasive species, don't panic – just 'Be Plant Wise' and remember to dispose of the plant by composting it.