The biosecurity team are here to support anyone living on, or travelling to, islands who would like to make improvements to biosecurity practices.
Whether you are an islander, visitor, business or agency we can help you to make biosecurity 'business as usual' to protect our islands and the amazing wildlife that lives there.
If you have a question about how to write a biosecurity plan, improve biosecurity measures, set up surveillance, plan an incursion response or biosecurity in general then please get in touch using our email email@example.com.
Meet the team: see below for information on our biosecurity staff including the regions that they cover.
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RSPB Senior Project Manager.
Laura is the Project Executive for our Biosecurity for LIFE project. Laura raises awareness of biosecurity for seabird islands and promotes best practice in eradications and biosecurity both in the UK, and across Europe.
RSPB Island Restoration Officer
As co-author of the Island Biosecurity Manual, RSPB. Karen provides advice on biosecurity measures for non native invasive predators ensuring effectiveness, compliance with legal requirements and in as humane a way as possible.
RSPB, Senior Project Manager
Sophie oversees island restoration work in the UK and assists initiatives internationally. As co-author of the Island Biosecurity Manual, RSPB, Sophie is rolling out the best practice guidelines for biosecurity at RSPB reserves and islands managed by others.
Biosecurity for LIFE Officer
As Biosecurity for LIFE Officer for the Shetland and Orkney Islands, Holly works across the Northern Isles with communities and local teams to implement biosecurity measures on 15 Seabird SPA islands.
Biosecurity for LIFE Officer
Tessa's role as Biosecurity for LIFE Officer covers the island SPAs designated for their breeding seabirds across ten sites, five in Wales and five in Northern Ireland.
Volunteer Advisor, Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust
Jaclyn led the rat eradication work on Isles of Scilly, maintains biosecurity and advises on community-based island eradication and biosecurity.
This privacy notice sets out the basis on which we will process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us.
Biosecurity for LIFE is a not for profit partnership project between RSPB, National Trust and National Trust for Scotland.
We are funded by EU LIFE and co-funded by Scottish Natural Heritage, Natural England and Department for Environment, Agriculture and Rural Affairs (Northern Ireland)
Biosecurity for LIFE is collecting your personal data in order to administer, run and share results of reported invasive predator incursion on UK islands. When you contact us your name and email address will be submitted along with your message. You may be contacted with queries about the records you provide for the purpose of validating and verifying the information.
We will collect the following personal data about you:
In data protection terms we are using the ‘legal basis’ of ‘public task’ for collecting, processing and sharing your personal data.
In addition to the information we ask you to provide through the website, we also collect information automatically about visits to the site using Google Analytics and in our server logs. This does not include any personal data but does include
We use this information to support our work in various ways including monitoring performance, improving design, protecting against malicious behaviour and supporting funding applications.
All of your personal data that we collect will be stored securely in a database for as long as you are signed up to receive communication from Biosecurity for LIFE. If you no longer wish to receive communication from us then please follow the unsubscribe button. We will keep a record of any sightings that you have submitted.
Sharing your email address with others
Except where we have a legal obligation to so do, we will not share your personal data with anyone else, nor will we transfer your data outside the European Union.
You are entitled to access any of your personal data that we hold. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with as much detail as possible on the information you would like us to provide and we will aim to respond within one month.
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data where we have relied on public task as the lawful basis for processing. You also have the right to request that we restrict or stop processing, rectify or delete your personal data. Where the personal data we hold has not been supplied by yourself, you are entitled to ask how we obtained the personal data.
If you have any concerns about how your personal data is being used, we will try to answer any questions you have. You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office. You also have the right to an effective judicial remedy against decisions of the Information Commissioner’s Office.
By using this service provided by Biosecurity for LIFE you agree to these terms and conditions
Anyone may view the website to use for their own personal use only and not for reproduction on any other website or for commercial gain.
Any links to the Biosecurity for LIFE website must be notified and approved by Biosecurity for LIFE before they are created.
The information contained within the website includes content that is either owned or controlled by Biosecurity for LIFE and content that is owned or controlled by third parties and licensed to Biosecurity for LIFE.
If you wish to make a complaint about our website or the service you have received from Biosecurity for LIFE, please contact email@example.com.
In the event that we cannot resolve any dispute between us, we can consider various methods of dispute resolution. The EU provides an online dispute resolution platform which exists to assist the resolution of disputes between online traders and consumers. The platform, and more information about it, can be accessed here: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/