Impatiens glandulifera – the invasive species of foreign origin: inventory, spread and control methods


Total cost of the project: 854 840.00 PLN

Co-financing from the EEA Financial Mechanism and the Norwegian Financial Mechanism: 769 356,00 PLN

Project duration: May 2014 - April 2016

The main objective of the project is to identify the sites of impatiens impatiens glandulifera - an invasive plant species of foreign origin, its routes of spread and the most effective methods of reducing its population. The project consists of five main tasks: inventory of invasive plant species of foreign origin, analysis of the availability of seeds and seedlings of the most deadly plant species, testing methods for the control of adenocarcinoma, study of the pathways of the spread of impatiens and promotion and information.

This project is part of the main objectives of the Operational Program, indirectly contributing to halting the loss of biodiversity and the preservation of native ecosystems. The actions planned in the project are part of the objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Rio de Janeiro, June 5, 1992. - art. 8 lit. h and the Berne Convention - art. 11 sec. 2 lit. EU Code of Practice on Involvement and Invasive Alien Species, Council Directive 92/43 / EEC of 21 May 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora - Art. 22 pt. 2, Commission Communication Stopping the Loss of Biological Diversity for the Year 2010 and the Future 5.2.1. 5.

The national documents referring to invasive species and the project are: The Nature Conservation Act - art. 120 lit. 1, Regulation of the Minister of the Environment of 9 September 2011, National Strategy for the Protection and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity - ch. 2, 3.3.2, 3.3.3. 9 and 10, Development Strategy of the Country 2020 - II 6.4., Development Strategy of the Suwałki District until 2015 - 5.6.