Weed Focus – Stinking Roger

Weed Focus – Stinking Roger

Stinking Roger has had a great season so far this year. It has clearly taken advantage of bare ground created by drought and fire, followed by the little bit of rain we’ve had since January. You’ll recognise this weed by its pungent ‘marigold’ smell. Best controls are hand pulling before flowering aimed at reducing the […]

Assisting Regeneration After Fire

Assisting Regeneration After Fire

Many landholders wanting to assist the recovery of bushfire affected areas are asking what they should do and what species they should be planting to speed up the recovery process. However, as Louise Brodie from the Australian Association of Bush Regenerators explains, in most cases, “the need for planting is likely to be rare in our fire […]

Kiah Community Day

Kiah Community Day

Invitations will soon be arriving in the letter boxes of Kiah residents for a community information day on Tuesday 2 July 2019 from 9.30am-1.30pm to hear about and discuss the natural and cultural aspects of living in Kiah, to have lunch and to make connections. Locals and experts from Council, the Atlas of Life, Local Land Services and […]

Paddock Plant ID Field Day

Paddock Plant ID Field Day

What are the native and introduced plants growing in your paddock? If you’d like help working out what you have, what to keep, what weeds to focus on and how to look after your pasture or native grassland, come along to this field day on Thursday 4 April 2019, 9.30am-12.30pm between Bega and Cobargo. Organised […]

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 […]