We’re delighted to introduce our two newest members of the Environet team, Mick and Mick, a pair of one-year-old fox red Labrador Retrievers who are the UK’s first sniffer dogs trained to detect the scent of Japanese knotweed rhizome.
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It’s certainly a question that draws some interesting responses. It affects people across the entire country, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, religion or trade – and we’re not talking about STDs (or coronavirus for that matter). There’s another unpopular visitor currently affecting over a million households in the UK, and that’s Japanese knotweed.
Long and costly delays on site have always been the stuff of nightmares for developers but now many across the country find themselves in the midst of a prolonged period of uncertainty over development schedules. But even where construction work has ceased due to Covid-19, there’s one job that developers should tackle now and that’s Japanese knotweed which is well into its rapid spring growth phase.