Giant Hogweed Control on the Ayr

This season, we first started with Giant Hogweed control on the Ayr and will move onto the Doon and Coastal Burns once this river has been completed. We also have funding for Pesticide training for volunteers in the Garnock area where this plant is also widespread. Struan progressing along the left bank towards the harbour ensuring every single plant has been treated Those who have fished the River Ayr over the last 15 – 20 years, can’t help but notice the decline in Giant Hogweed on the river since 2008 when Ayrshire Rivers Trust first started controlling this plant. Giant Hogweed…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – Giant Hogweed Control on the Ayr