BCN Wildlife Trust has produced information leaflets on control of:

The High Weald Meadow Initiative has produced a leaflet on weed control

Natural England have produced 'The Herbicide Handbook: Guidance on the use of herbicides on nature conservation sites' 

Natural England have produced 'The Scrub Management Handbook: Guidance on the management of scrub on nature conservation sites'


Video produced by the High Weald Meadow Initiative in Sussex on weed control.  


Natural England provide advice and legislation relating to the reporting and control of injurious weeds and invasive plants

There are five injurious weeds classified under the Weeds Act 1959.  They are common ragwort (Senecio jacobaea), spear thistle (Cirsium vulgare), creeping thistle (Cirsium arvense), broad-leaved dock (Rumex obtusifolius) and curled dock (Rumex Crispus).