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Bundaberg
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Topics Weeds

Topic: weeds

Councils fight back against pests

A consortium of Wide Bay Burnett Councils has been successful in receiving funding for its Fighting Back Project to manage pests in the Wide Bay Burnett.

Rain welcome but ignites pest plants across the region

Weeks of intermittent wet weather have brought welcome relief to parched land, stressed pastures and empty waterholes as well as ignited a surge in weeds.

Workshops to help stop weeds in their tracks

A series of free workshops will be hosted in the Bundaberg Region to help landowners combat invasive weed species.

Small Farms Field Day focuses on pest management

A field day focused on weed and pest management will be open to the whole community when it's held at Bucca later this month.

Water weeds removed from Baldwin Swamp

An amphibious machine with a 250kg payload is bringing life back to waterways within Baldwin Swamp by ridding it of the invasive Salvinia weed.

Land protection team targets aquatic weeds

Bundaberg Regional Council’s land protection team is taking to the waterways to rid the region of aquatic weeds, targeting water hyacinth and hymenachne.

Councils combine to combat invasive honey locust plant

Honey locust is a thorn in the side of landholders across Queensland, now focus has shifted to stopping the spread of the invasive plant to the Bundaberg Region.

Have your say on regional biosecurity management

Developed in 2017, the Wide Bay Burnett Regional Biosecurity Strategy aims to align regional invasive species management goals across the Wide Bay Burnett region.

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