Balsam bashing is a fairly safe and family friendly activity that can be undertaken with minimal planning.

It’s present across the country so shouldn’t be hard to find, but if you are struggling, we have mapped some key ‘Balsam Hot Spots’ on this map:

You can also check out (and contribute to) the INNS mapper.

Before you get started:
  1. Make sure you check out our How To guide to check your are removing the balsam correctly and safely
  2. Once you’ve removed the balsam please inform us where and how much you removed by completing this survey
  3. Share photos of you in action on social media using the hashtag #bigbalsambash