You must have a licence to grow a plant in the wild or release an animal into the wild if it’s on the list of prohibited species.
Download ‘List of prohibited species’ (PDF, 89KB)
Get an application form from Natural England.
Get more information on non-native species from Natural England and the Non-native Species Secretariat.
Last updated: 12 November 2014
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