We find it hard to tackle Japanese knotweed, minister admits

2022-08-12T14:51:07+01:008 March 2019|

Environment Minister Geoffrey Boot has admitted his department struggles to control the invasive plant Japanese knotweed.

The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture recently awarded a grant to the Friends of the Neb voluntary group, which has in its remit to tackle Japanese knotweed and Himalayan balsam in the River […]

Knotweed issue to be raised again

2022-08-12T14:53:11+01:0026 February 2019|

Call for treatment plan details

The treatment of Japanese knotweed is to be raised at a political level again.

Onchan MHK Rob Callister will ask the environment minister what his department is doing to remove the invasive plant.

Previously Geoffrey Boot has said it will be treated but only on land owned by government.

Various […]

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