Himalayan Balsam is an invasive non-native species that crowds out other plants. Himalayan balsam pulls up fairly easily and is completely non-toxic. So if you have some on a waterway near you, why not organise a Himalayan Balsam work party? Below is a step-by-step guide to help you start planning as well as some useful resources to help you on the day.
The photos below show an area that was cleared on the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal at Kidderminster.