Resources for establishing and managing biosecurity

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Biosecurity on boats

Take responsibility for your own biosecurity with our useful guides and tips.

Educational resources

Resources for family engagement activities and education tools for primary schools.

Awareness raising

We need your help to spread the word about biosecurity and protect seabird islands.

Writing and implementing your island biosecurity plan

These resources will help you plan your approach with expert guidance from the field of biosecurity.

Routine and intensive surveillance

These resources will help you carry out routine surveillance and intensify efforts when you have possible sign of an invasive predator.

Incursion response

These resources will help you carry out an incursion response if you have probable or definite sign of a rat, mouse or mink.

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awareness 28 March 2021

Coastal interpretation panel

These interpretation panels will soon be in place at the main points of departure for islands (ports, harbours and airports) to raise awareness of how we can all play our part in biosecurity and protecting seabirds.

Thomas Churchyard Biosecurity for LIFE Project Manager, Scotland
awareness 28 March 2021

Copeland Islands Interpretation panel

We are excited that there will soon be an interpretation panel in place at the gateway to the Copeland Islands. This panel is currently in draft form with the amazing partners and stakeholders confirming final design soon.

Jaclyn Pearson Biosecurity for LIFE Officer, United Kingdom
Surveillance 27 March 2021

Recipe for making flavoured wax blocks

Follow the recipe (from Wildlife Management International Limited) and use the equipment list to make favoured wax blocks to use in your surveillance.

Biosecurity for Life Officer RSPB, Scotland
Educational 26 March 2021

What is biosecurity?

Use this resource to succinctly explain what biosecurity is and how we can all play our part to keep islands safe for seabirds.

Thomas Churchyard Biosecurity for LIFE Project Manager, Scotland
Educational 26 March 2021

What is an invasive predator?

Use this description when explaining what an invasive predator is and the risks they pose to seabird islands.

Tessa Coledale Biosecurity for LIFE Officer, Wales and Northern Ireland
Educational 26 March 2021

Lets Explore Mousa

Everyone can use this map to learn more about the amazing wildlife on Mousa and the importance of working together to protect it.

Afra Skene Biosecurity for LIFE Officer, Shetland and Orkney
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