Monthly Archive: June 2024

Try our Virtual Extension Officer

The Virtual Extension Officer explores different ways to control three of Victoria’s most invasive species, gorse, serrated tussock and rabbits. The virtual landscape has been developed so you can access information anytime and customise the information to suit your situation.  Share this tool with your neighbours and encourage them to make a plan to start... Read more

Now is the time to plan tussock control

Now is the optimal time to check your property for the noxious weed serrated tussock (Nassella trichotoma) and prepare a management plan prior to seeding in spring. The autumn recent rains and mild summer in some parts of Victoria have been good for pastures and crops, but unfortunately, also good for the growth of serrated... Read more

Order of Australia (OAM) for weed warrior Kaye Rodden

Kaye Rodden is the latest recipient of the King’s Birthday Honours’ Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for her conservation service. Kaye was involved in a previous VSTWP Extension Project to west of Geelong in 2017-2018, and was very encouraging of the battle with serrated tussock and other invasive plants. Well done to Kaye... Read more

Grow West Community Planting Day 2024: 21 July 2024

Our friends and project partners at GrowWest are having their 2024 Community Planting Day on 21 July 2024, from 9.30am to 4.00pm. Revegetation is a great way to prevent the further spread of wind-blown serrated tussock. Check out the details below.  Bring the family and help us improve the habitat through the landscape. You will be... Read more