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Archive for the 'Pests, Weeds, Fire' Category

Wandering Trad on the Ford and Barham

• 26, October 2011

Wandering Trad (Tradescantia fluminensis/albiflora) is a creeping ground cover plant native to South America which is very good at occupying disturbed earth and smothering surrounding vegetation. It’s tolerant of shade and enjoys damp conditions. Unfortunately this makes the rivers of the Otways ideal habitat for Wandering Trad to become established. Infestations of Wandering Trad have […]


New Directions on Roadside Weeds

• 10, October 2011

The Victorian State Government today released a report containing recommendations designed to resolve the long-standing impasse surrounding responsibility for roadside weed management.  Want to know what the report says but don’t have time to read it? Here’s a quick summary. The Report outlines different funding and management models for three weed categories: state prohibited, regionally […]


REMINDER Otways Blackberry Control Workshop 6pm Thursday 18th November Apollo Bay

• 12, November 2010

Microsoft Word – Blackberry Workshop Poster_A4 Otways Blackberry Control Workshop When: 6pm Thursday 18th November Where: Colac Otway Shire Conference Room 69-71 Nelson St APOLLO BAY NEED HELP WITH CONTROLLING YOUR BLACKBERRIES? Come learn more about the Blackberry Control Program Hear about control methods & techniques Free show bags Light super Provided  For more information […]


SOLN eNewsletter Friday 15th October 2010

• 15, October 2010

Southern OtwayLandcare Network     ‘Landtalk’  Gorse Alert! Gorse is a highly invasive Weed of National Significance which can form dense impenetrable thickets providing a harbour for rabbits and a serious fire hazard.  Flowering times are during autumn and more prolifically during spring although flowers can be present at other times. Flowers are single or clustered […]


SOLN Feral Feast and AGM Sunday 21st March 2pm Apollo Bay Youth Club

• 24, February 2010

If You Can’t Beat ’em Eat ’em SOLN Feral Feast and AGM Sunday 21st March 2pm Apollo Bay Youth Club Moore St Apollo Bay If you’ve ever had your Landcare Planting decimated by Feral Pests such as rabbit and deer, well, it’s payback time! Come along and sample how good they taste. All beasts killed […]