Weeds and Pest Animals Workshop in Candelo

Weeds and Pest Animals Workshop in Candelo

Managing weeds and vertebrate pest animals is an important part of looking after the native flora and fauna on your property. Come along to a CMN Workshop with Bega Valley Shire Council and Local Land Services and find out how the new Biosecurity Act that covers weed and pest animal control affects you as a landholder. […]

Lovegrass at the Landcare Lounge

Lovegrass at the Landcare Lounge

Do you need some help with controlling African Lovegrass? If so, drop in to the Far South Coast Landcare Office next week for the first ‘Landcare Lounge Sessions’. The ‘Sessions’ provide a casual setting in which landholders can get the information and connections they need, over a cup of tea, at a time that suits […]

Regional Strategic Weed Management Plan

Regional Strategic Weed Management Plan

South East Local Land Services has released its draft Regional Strategic Weed Management Plan for public consultation until 8 March 2017. The primary outcome of the weed reform process will be the integration of weed management efforts across the State. For the first time in NSW, there will be a set of agreed priorities and […]

Keep an Eye Out for Bare Ground

Keep an Eye Out for Bare Ground

When it comes to weeds, bare ground is your enemy, and there is plenty of it after this long, dry period. With even a small amount of rain, weeds tend to germinate and fill gaps in ground cover before more desirable species get a chance. How has this season affected weed growth, how are landholders […]

St John’s Wort in Flower Now

St John’s Wort in Flower Now

St John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum) is a weed which is in flower from now until around the end of January. Its bright yellow flowers make it easy to identify and now is a good time to control it. St John’s wort spreads by seeds and lateral roots. A single plant increases in size by growing outwards […]

African Lovegrass Field Day in Candelo

African Lovegrass Field Day in Candelo

The Farmers’ Network is running a field day on managing African lovegrass on Friday 18 November at “Maloola” in Candelo. Guest speakers include Josh Dorrough on the results of recent African lovegrass trials and Marty Webster from the Rural Fire Service on fire and African lovegrass. For the full program and more details click here to see the flyer. The event […]

Alternatives to Chemical Weed Control

Alternatives to Chemical Weed Control

With concerns increasing about the effects of commonly used herbicides in our landscape, and with many landholders asking what alternatives they can use to control weeds, the South East Wetland Carers Network organized a workshop on Low/No Chemical Weed Control at the end of winter this year. Here is a summary of some of the […]

Low/No Chemical Weed Control Workshops

Low/No Chemical Weed Control Workshops

The South East Wetland Carers Network is hosting a half-day workshop about reducing or eliminating herbicide usage in and around wetland sites. The closest workshops are in: Eurobodalla Shire on Thursday 25 August from 8.45am–1pm, Eurobodalla Botanic Gardens, Princes Hwy, 5kms south of Batemans Bay Bega Valley Shire on Friday 26 August from 8.45am–1pm, Bermagui Library & […]

Asparagus Fern and Bridal Creeper Workshop

Asparagus Fern and Bridal Creeper Workshop

If you’d like to learn how to identify and control Asparagus fern and Bridal creeper, come along to a workshop hosted by Pambula Landcare with support from Far South Coast Landcare Association and South East Local Land Services. Experienced bush regenerator, James Cook, will demonstrate the best techniques for controlling these two weeds that commonly […]