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The recent rains and mild summer in some parts of Victoria have been good for pastures and crops, but unfortunately, also good for the germination and growth of serrated tussock. Now is the time to check your property for this noxious weed. Controlling serrated tussock (Nassella trichotoma) before the plant goes to seed is critical... Read more
The Corangamite Regional Catchment Strategy is due for renewal as required under the Catchment and Land Protection Act. The Victorian Catchment Management Council in conjunction with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning and Catchment Management Authorities have developed guidelines (approved by the Minister) which all CMAs are using as the basis for renewal. ... Read more
The VSTWP recently completed it’s first Annual General Meeting (AGM) online and was delighted to see plenty of Community Representatives stay committed for the next term of governance. We would like to welcome our new community representatives for 2021 to provide leadership and oversight for the management of serrated tussock in Victoria. The AGM provided... Read more
REMINDER: Don’t miss out on having your say on biosecurity in Victoria! Share your views at wmsr.com.au/cpmg Agriculture Victoria is seeking feedback from all Victorians who play a part in protecting our landscape from pests, weeds, disease and other threats. Have your say on issues ranging from potential biosecurity threats and impacts, to where you like to get your information from and what could be improved. The survey takes approximately 15... Read more
Here is a great article from the Golden Plains Shire Council, who do some excellent work mapping and treating Serrated Tussock in their region. Welcome to the first instalment of Council’s Weeds in Focus series, where over the next few months we’ll share information on common weeds found in Golden Plains Shire. Serrated tussock (Nassella trichotoma) is... Read more
What do you think about our biosecurity system? Agriculture Victoria is seeking feedback from all Victorians who play a part in protecting our agricultural industry from pests, weeds, disease and other threats. You are invited to respond via survey. Taking part in the survey lets you have your say on issues ranging from potential biosecurity threats and impacts, to where you like to get your information from and what could be improved. The survey will take approximately 15 minutes. Help shape the future of biosecurity in Victoria. Please... Read more
The Victorian Rabbit Action Network (VRAN) has launched a new website, to help support community action on rabbit management in Victoria. The site was developed with ‘community’ front of mind and is aimed at helping people working in the rabbit management space, to increase their knowledge on best practice rabbit management and connect with others... Read more