Council Support for Weed Control After Fires

Council Support for Weed Control After Fires

In an effort to support rural landholders who have been impacted by the fire events over summer, Council has secured grant funds through the NSW DPI South East Regional Weeds Program for weed control vouchers to assist in the control of priority weed species within the Bega Valley Shire. These include African lovegrass, Serrated tussock, St […]

Weeds Australia Website

Weeds Australia Website

If you’re looking for help identifying and controlling weeds, The Centre for Invasive Species Solutions has launched a beta (test) version of Weeds Australia, a new nationally focused weeds’ website providing best practice information on weeds management within Australia. The website includes sections on who to connect with, how to monitor and report problems and a resource […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]