Total Wipeout: Tackling invasive plants with Rob Dewar artwork
Love Scotland

Total Wipeout: Tackling invasive plants with Rob Dewar

  • S1E9
  • 24:25
  • December 16th 2020

They might look beautiful, but some non-native plant species can be extremely damaging to our natural ecosystems. Jackie is joined by Rob Dewar, the Trust's Natural Heritage Adviser, who talks about Wipeout - a project to eradicate invasive plant species across Scotland.

Love Scotland

Love Scotland is a podcast series from the National Trust for Scotland.

From coastlines to castles, art to architecture, wildlife to wilderness, the National Trust for Scotland cares for and protects some of Scotland's most significant places and spaces, allowing them to be enjoyed today while protecting them for future generations.

Hosted by former BBC Reporting Scotland anchor Jackie Bird, and featuring experts and enthusiasts from across the country, each episode delves deep into the detail of the Trust’s people and places to showcase how everything they do is for the love of Scotland. 

You can find out more about the National Trust for Scotland's work and how to support them at

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Jackie Bird

    Scottish journalist and broadcaster, previously one of the lead presenters of Reporting Scotland (BBC Scotland News).