The organising committee of the 18th NSW Weeds Conference is pleased to invite abstracts for proposed oral presentations, as well as expressions of interest for practical demonstrations. The call for presentations closes on 27th February 2015. The theme of the conference is "Read more »
As part of the NSW Weeds Conference, NSW NPWS are sponsoring a symposium on weed management for conservation to highlight new, innovative and successful methods to manage weeds for biodiversity and conservation outcomes. The NPWS are calling for abstracts for presentations frRead more »
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Weed Control Techniques – Skirting vines
Weed control techniques – Digging out tubers
Weed control techniques – foliar spraying
Weed control techniques – Intro
‘Ochna serrulata’ is sometimes grown in Australian gardens as an ornamental shrub. Attracted by the copious bright red seeds, birds spread it into public spaces and bushland. It is very difficult to eradicate. In this film Marita Macrae shows how … Continue reading
Native to Brazil, this vine is a pest in Australia. Alan Hill describes the plant and shows how to eradicate it – location is North Smoky Beach in Hat Head National Park.
Bitou bush infests 900km of NSW coast. Following upon primary eradication the seed bank must be removed. Volunteers are essential. Shows how to identify native plants sometimes confused with Bitou.
Gap Beach is a subtropical paradise. Control of Bitou Bush has enabled recovery of native vegetation on beach and in littoral rainforest. The Magic Palm Tree. Large goanna, kangaroos, surfing.
Bitou bush infests 900km of NSW coast. Demonstrates the splatter gun which accurately delivers a measured dose of herbicide up to 10 meters. Weeding ‘productivity’ increased tenfold.Hand weeding remains important.
Bitou bush infests 900km of NSW coast. Part 1 of a series outlining the problem, shows how to successfully defeat it. Bushcare volunteers essential.