Weed strategy

Now is the best time to treat thistles (except Californian). Once thistle seed germinates it forms a seedling or ‘rosette’. Searching for and treating rosettes now will save you a lot of time, money and worry as you will be destroying the plants before they mature, flower and produce more seeds next summer and autumn. […]

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Major activities for April 2008: Developing weed management infrastructure and planning in priority locations: Equipment – Mobile Washdown Stations, Spray units and community group trailers. Weed management planning – development of the Channel Weed Management Strategy, Ridgeway Reserve Weed Management Plan, Egg Islands Weed Management Strategy, Coningham NRA weed management planning, action plans for Hobart […]

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Ragwort (Senecio jacobaea) is identified as a high priority weed for the southern region. It is a familiar pasture and roadside weed throughout the higher rainfall parts of the region and has been the subject of a high profile awareness and control campaign in the Huon Valley and Kingborough Council areas recently.  Ragwort is an economically […]

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Major activities for February 2008: Development of weed management infrastructure in priority locations Establish partnerships between key stakeholders Undertake stakeholder consultation Southern Region input into state weed planning Map Priority weeds in the Southern NRM Region

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Major activities for January 2008: Development of weed management infrastructure in priority locations Establish partnerships between key stakeholders Undertake stakeholder consultation Southern Region input into state weed planning

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Major activities for December 2007: Development of weed management infrastructure in priority locations Review year 1 operational plan and develop year 2 operational plan Establish partnerships between key stakeholders Undertake stakeholder consultation Southern Region input into state weed planning Capacity building among stakeholders for the implementation of priority actions 

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Southern Tasmania Weed control contractors — This list has been developed to make it easier for southern land managers to contact professional weed control operators skilled at controlling environmental, pasture and woody weeds. Download your copy here: [270Kb PDF]

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White Weed or Hoary Cress (Lepidium draba) is identified as a high priority weed for the southern region. White Weed affects crops, pastures and roadsides through the lower rainfall areas of southern Tasmania, but is uncommon north of Melton Mowbray. White Weed is an economically significant competitor of crops, grass and clover, and may be the […]

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Major activities for November 2007: Development of weed management infrastructure in priority locations Establish partnerships between key stakeholders Undertake stakeholder consultation Promote project through media Southern Region input into state weed planning

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Major activities for September 2007: Development of weed management infrastructure in priority locations Establish partnerships between key stakeholders Undertake stakeholder consultation Promote project through media Southern Region input into state weed planning

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